Hinsdale Central looks to continue playoff push at Downers North

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By Dave Owen,
Hinsdale Suburban Life
Posted Oct 07, 2010

Hinsdale, IL —

Hinsdale Central at Downers North

WHEN 7:30 p.m. Friday
WHERE 4436 Main St., Downers Grove
RECORDS Hinsdale Central (3-3, 2-1 West Suburban Silver); Downers North (1-5, 0-3)

OUTLOOK The Trojans’ great comeback from a 27-7 deficit and playoff hopes were both dashed by a 27-21 loss to Proviso West, making the Old Oaken Bucket rivalry with Hinsdale Central the focus of motivation for this week.

A devastating 87-yard fumble return for a touchdown by Proviso West on the last play of the first half sent the Trojans into the break down 20-7. A 57-yard TD pass two minutes into the second half dug the hole deeper.

But Downers North responded with two touchdowns in the next 11 minutes (a 9-yard run by Robert Sheppard and a 29-yard pass from Riley McGinnis to Ryan Henry), then had a last-minute ... READ FULL STORY

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