Hinsdale Central tops Downers North

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October 3, 2008
By Patrick Kelly

The Hinsdale Central football team used big scoring plays on four straight second-half possessions to turn a tight contest into a 34-6 rout of host Downers Grove North Friday in a West Suburban Conference Silver Division game.

The Red Devils rushed for two scores and passed for two more, all on plays that were longer than 31 yards, to turn what was a slim 6-0 lead into the convincing win, their fifth straight after a season-opening overtime loss to Wheaton Warrenville South.

The offensive light switch turned on for Hinsdale Central (5-1, 3-0 in Silver) when quarterback John Whitelaw connected with Mick Culligan for a 95-yard scoring strike on the Red Devils' first offensive play of the second half.

Whitelaw (14 of 22, 282 yards) had three TD passes on the night, including a first-quarter toss to Alex Kirk and a 41-yarder to ... READ FULL STORY

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