Hinsdale Central tight end Matt Bjorson capped a 15-play, game-opening drive against York with a catch in the corner of the end zone that was impressive for its athleticism and physicality.
The 6-foot-3 senior leaped higher than his defender, and also reached over him to haul in the 10-yard pass from junior Matt Rush.
The touchdown grab by Bjorson, an Indiana recruit, not only gave the Red Devils an early lead, it established a pattern: The Dukes could not contain Bjorson's size or speed in Hinsdale Central's 31-7 West Suburban Silver victory on Friday in Elmhurst.
"He (Bjorson) has always been physical, and he has gotten better each week and each year, as well," Red Devils coach Dan Hartman said. "He is at the point now where he is a little bigger and stronger than the kids he is going against, and he is making plays when he gets ...
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