Hinsdale Central Defense Comes Up Big in Win at Downers North

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For the second straight week, a Red Devils opponent went for a game-winning two point conversion late, but Friday the Hinsdale Central defense stepped up.

By Joe O'Donnell
October 13, 2012

One week after Oak Park River Forest beat Hinsdale Central on a gutsy two-point conversion call in overtime, Downers Grove North went for two and the win late in the fourth quarter Friday but was turned away by the Red Devils defense in a 21-20 Hinsdale Central win, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

After Downers North’s Brandon Salter ran back an 89-yard punt return for a touchdown with 42 seconds in the fourth quarter, the Trojans decided to go for two and the lead.

"On the decisive play, Hinsdale Central’s Brett Goss shed a blocker and led a host of tacklers who stopped Salter to cement the 21-20 victory in the 78th annual battle for the Old Oaken Bucket at Carstens Field ... READ FULL STORY

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