PREVIEW: Hinsdale Central Hosts Powerhouse Glenbard West
The Red Devils will need a big upset to stay unbeaten against the 3-0 Hilltoppers Friday night in Hinsdale.
Who: Hinsdale Central (3-0) vs. Glenbard West (3-0)
When: 7:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Dickinson Field at Hinsdale Central High School, 5500 S. Grant St.
Last week: Hinsdale Central opened its West Suburban Silver slate with a 34-25 road win at Proviso West.
Senior quarterback Brian Owens completed 15 of 27 passes for 302 yards and four touchdowns. Running back Jack Adams rushed for 84 yards on 24 carries.
The Red Devils are 3-0 and climbed to No. 12 in the Chicago Sun-Times' latest rankings, but their biggest test of the season so far is Friday night against the also-unbeatean Hilltoppers—the Sun-Times No. 3 team.
Glenbard West crushed Lyons Township, 49-7, at home last Saturday. Running back Joseph Zito bounced back from a slight ankle injury to rush for 88 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries.
Each phase of the Hilltoppers—offense, defense and special teams—scored at least one touchdown against the Lions.