York varsity girls basketball hosts Hinsdale Central in Elmhurst on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Hinsdale hosts Benet Academy on Thursday, Dec. 5.
The high school football season wrapped up with state championship games over the weekend, and now the Suburban Life honors the cream of the crop from Benet, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South, Lemont, Lisle and Westmont for their performances this season.
NEW HAVEN, Conn.– Muriel Battaglia loves working under pressure. The 21-year-old Yale University soccer midfielder just wrapped up her junior season for the Bulldogs, starting 15 out of 16 games and adding a crucial goal in the team’s victory over Hartford on Sept. 18.
The U17 Elite Black girls team from United Soccer Academy in Oak Brook competed in the annual premier Midwest SLSG Girls Fall Classic and College Showcase in St. Louis in early November.
DARIEN – Brett Moore firmly believes that he can and will turn around the Hinsdale South boys basketball team. After winning just five games in 2012-13, the Hornets brought in Moore – the Plano High School varsity head coach of four years – in order to fine tune South’s roster and groom the emerging frontcourt athletes.
HINSDALE – Hinsdale Central’s boys basketball team is built upon leadership and versatility. Endowed with an all-upperclassman squad and several returning players, Hinsdale Central head coach Nick Latorre believes the team’s biggest asset is its versatility, depth and leadership.
DARIEN – Last year, Hinsdale South’s girls basketball team recorded its best season since 2007-08, winning 17 games, earning the West Suburban Gold conference championship, and advancing to the regional championship game.
HINSDALE – Hinsdale Central girls basketball head coach Tom McKenna says that he has seen a culture change this offseason. Following a 16-9 season and a loss to Oak Park-River Forest in the regional round of the playoffs, the Red Devils were immediately back in the gym and the weight room.
With one of the best girls volleyball programs in the state, Benet continues to produce all-area nominations. But the talent is abundant on the South team, as Bolingbrook, Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Hinsdale Central, HInsdale South, Lemont and Lisle and Westmont are also represented.
PEORIA – For three gruelling months, Hinsdale Central’s boys cross country team continually proved that no individual was more important that the collective unit.
During the state meet Saturday at Detweiller Park, that all-for-one motto paid off as the Red Devils ran away with the Class 3A state championship.
PEORIA – Alexa Haff saved her best race for last. The Hinsdale Central freshman – who established herself as the cross country team’s top runner early in the season – set a personal record en route to a second place finish at the Class 3A state meet Saturday at Detweiller Park.
OSWEGO – The passing attack returned to form, but it was not enough to save Hinsdale Central’s season. After missing five weeks due to a fractured leg, quarterback Chase Hamilton played in his second straight game on Saturday, taking nearly all the snaps during a 42-14 loss to Oswego in the first round of the 7A playoffs.
HINSDALE – This offseason, Hinsdale Central forward Christian Meyer concentrated on helping the Red Devils improve their offensive tempo and time of possession.
The 2013 boys soccer season brought with it conference championships, deep playoff runs and some memorable moments for players teams throughout the area. We honor some of the best players with our 2013 all-area team.
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