8A | Oak Park rallies to beat Hinsdale Central again

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8A Oak Park 28, Hinsdale Central 24

By Dave Miller, Special to the Tribune

11:54 p.m. CDT, October 26, 2012

Hinsdale Central's nightmares about Oak Park will continue.

For the second time this season, Oak Park came back from a big deficit to beat the host Red Devils. The Huskies fell behind 17-0 Friday night before rallying for a 28-24 victory on Lloyd Yates' 50-yard tipped touchdown pass to Tom Odell with a minute left in the Class 8A first-round playoff game at Dickinson Field in Hinsdale.

Yates' intended target was Ryan Nelson, but the ball tipped off Nelson to Odell, who grabbed it and ran down the right sideline and into the end zone.

"I was amazed," Odell said. "I just put myself into a good position hoping a play could possibly be made. The opportunity arose, and I took advantage of it."

"My jaw dropped," Yates said. "I ... READ FULL STORY,0,5085303.story

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