PREVIEW: Playoff Bound Hinsdale Central Wraps Regular Season Versus York
The Red Devils will look to improve their postseason seeding with a win against the winless Dukes.
Who: Hinsdale Central (6-2, 3-2) vs. York (0-8, 0-5)
When: 7:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Dickinson Field at Hinsdale Central High School, 5500 S. Grant St.
Last week: Hinsdale Central got its all-important sixth win of season and clinched its second straight playoff berth last week after dispatching Downers North in a tight, 21-20 game.
For the second week in a row, the Red Devils' opponent went for a game-winning two-point conversion late. After OPRF got the best of the defense on Oct. 5 in overtime, Hinsdale Central turned away the Trojans last week.
Senior Hinsdale Central quarterback Brian Owens completed 18 of 27 passes for 247 yards, three touchdowns, and two interceptions. Senior receiver John Claussen caught two touchdowns; junior Chase Hamilton caught one.
York comes in looking to avoid a winless 2012 season. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the Dukes fell to Glenbard West last week in their home finale, 42-7. Hilltoppers running back Scott Andrews ran for 240 yards.