Hinsdale Falcons report: Week 2
Hinsdale Falcon Carter Lyons (44), assisted by Lynden McCarroll (71), brings down the Bartlett Raiders QB. | Submitted photo
Updated: September 17, 2012 4:56PM
118-POUND SILVER EARNS SECOND WIN
The Hinsdale Falcons 118-pound Silver extended it winning streak to two games by shutting out Wheaton Rams Black 16-0 on their own turf Sunday.
The Falcons defense collected a safety at the start of the second quarter. The Falcons widen their lead to 8-0 with a 61-yard touchdown pass from Sam Schiavitti to William Sessa. With less than two minutes remaining, Carmelo Lazzara ran the ball 68 yards to score the final touchdown.
Others who contributed included: Nick Biancalana, Adam Cerny, Caleb Lagestee, Robert Sierra, Aaron Fuller, Nicholas Tienken, Jad Alamuddin, Brendan Cain, Charlie Burr, Alex Treankler, Alek Bogdonoff, Keithan Walker, Filip Niewinski, Connor Parrillo, Malachi Grimm, Quin Kanagy, Ali Baghdadi, Kosta Kelikian, Cal Synder, Collin Butler, Chris Koldras and AJ Nasharr .
73-POUND FALCONS DEFEAT BARTLETT RAIDERS
Coming off a season-opening win over Carol, the Falcons 73s overcame the Bartlett Raiders 12-6, in Bartlett.
Anchored by offensive linemen Jack Bauer, Calum Kelly, Lynden McCarroll, AJ Panos, Steven Schnur, Mason Shaker and Michael Spitzer, quarterback Joey Antonietti had plenty of room and time to work. Running backs Sean Allison and Carter Lyons also enjoyed solid games.
The Falcons scored first on Antonietti’s dash into the end zone. After the Raiders answered, Panos, Lyons and Kelly collected consecutive sacks. Throughout, the D-line of Kody Walker, Shaker, Panos, Bauer, Kelly and Spitzer, and cornerbacks Jack Treiber and Dean Kamenev kept the Raiders in check.
In the fourth quarter, sweeps by Lyons and Allison paved the way for another Antonietti score.
FALCONS 83-POUND SILVER DOUBLES-UP PANTHERS
The Hinsdale Falcons 83-pound Silver defeated the Carol Stream Panthers 24-12 Saturday at Brook Park.
For the second week in a row, David Bynan led the defense, making seven tackles and forcing three fumbles, two which he recovered. Darren Bemiss intercepted a pass and had eight tackles, two which stopped the Panthers from scoring. Ronan Moriarty assisted in forcing a fumble and had six tackles. Jacob Merlo had five tackles and combined with Robbie Long to force a fumble.
Will McCarter made four tackles and intercepted a pass. Parker Hunt had four tackles and assisted in forcing a fumble. Long and Tommy Skokna each had three tackles, and Nicholas Grundberg had two. James Barrett had two tackles, forced a fumble and broke up a pass. Dale Reeves notched his first tackle of the season. Connor Devine had two tackles and recovered a fumble, which he carried into the end zone for a touchdown.
The offensive line, led by left guard Benjamin Monahan, provided outstanding pass protection for quarterback Owen Bemiss, who completed 4-of-9 passes, with two touchdowns and an interception. Tommy Skokna caught touchdown passes of 57 yards and 27 yards. Robbie Long had three first downs on four carries, and also caught a pass for a first down. Long also scored a touchdown on a punt return. George Boddicker had three first downs on three carries. Devine had a pass reception. McCarter and Bynan each carried the ball twice.
The 83 Silver (2-0) will face the Wheaton Rams Saturday at Brook Park.
FALCONS 83 GOLD BLANKS PANTHERS
The Hinsdale Falcon 83 Gold shut out the Carol Stream Panthers 16-0.
The defensive line, which includes AJ Hood, Sam Shishem, John Stout, Jonathan Sporleder and Quinn Cane, helped keep the Panthers scoreless. Key tackles were made by Sam Shishem and AJ Hood and cornerback JT Pyle. Linebacker Nicky Mittelstadt and safety Billy O’Malley also had key tackles in the ﬁrst half. Giancarlo Hall intercepted a pass to take the Falcons into halftime tied 0-0.
Cain had a 25-yard reception from Hall to put the Falcons into scoring position. Hall ran the ball in from the 2 for the ﬁrst touchdown of the game, with O’Malley catching a pass from Hall for the 2-point conversion. Hood had a huge tackle for a loss in the second half, followed by an interception by Joe Keivan.
The offensive line, which includes Dylan Lail, Mickey Hinchman and Aidan Kepuraitis, gave Hall lots of time to ﬁnd Colin Gray on a perfect 15-yard pass play. Pyle caused a fumble, then Keivan opened up a hole for Gray to run for another Falcon TD. O’Malley had another grab for the 2-point conversion. Lail sacked the Panthers QB.
Coaches Mark Gray, Rob Keivan, Eddie Shishem, Bill O’Malley and Chris Wrobel called the plays. Nyme Hussain supported his team while on injured reserve and the Musil/Urick fourth-grade cheer squad provided halftime entertainment.
OVERTIME WIN FOR FALCONS 133 SILVER WHITE
The Falcons 133s Silver White knocked off the Wheaton Rams White, 6-0 in OT on Saturday at Brook Park in Hinsdale..
A crucial fumble was recovered by Brian McCarty on the 2 to stop the Rams drive and end the half.
In OT, the Rams had the first possession, but was intercepted by James Dellaportas.
On the Falcons’ first play, quarterback Max Mittelstadt launched a pass into the back of the end zone that was snagged by Andrew Kladis for the win.
McCarty led the team in tackles, with other key hits delivered by Cameron Senica, Davis Palo, Andrew Kladis, David Brown, Nate McGowan, James Athens, Tramel Braham, Kyle Casper, Colin Fuller, Brandon Heimsoth, Sam Fathizadeh and Ray Shyrock.
Top receivers were Michael Paunove, Davis Palo, Kladis and Dellaportas. McCarty and Michael Paunove were the rushing leaders. Center Jake Pena helped the offense with perfect snaps. Coaches are Mike Halligan, Mike Mittelstadt and Paul Athens.
FALCONS 133 GOLD BEATS ELMHURST
The Hinsdale Falcons 133-pound Gold overcame an early deficit and defeated the Elmhurst Eagles 27-12, at Brook Park.
Elmhurst drew first blood late in the second quarter when their speedy halfback broke through the Hinsdale defense for a 40-yard touchdown run.
Hinsdale answered immediately. Macauley Kilbane hit receiver Tommy Lyne with a picture-perfect halfback pass and he took it down to the Elmhurst 1. Fullback Luke Kinsella slammed into the end zone for the touchdown. Quarterback Chris Eck added the extra point to give Hinsdale a 7-6 halftime lead.
Hinsdale took control in the second half. Linebacker Matt Bjorson started the Falcon’s touchdown parade when he recovered an Elmhurst fumble in the Eagles end zone for a score. Ecked then capped a long drive on a QB sneak. Kilbane (117 rushing yards) scored Hinsdale’s final touchdown when he broke through a big hole in the line and dashed 30 yards to the end zone.
After a slow start, Hinsdale’s offense clicked on all cylinders. The Falcons’ offensive line, featuring Tommy Kavanagh, Peter Pigatti, Max Tuttle, Devin Petersen and Lars Lofquist, dominated the line of scrimmage.
On the defensive side, ends Lyne and Michael Porter did a great job containing Elmhurst’s outside running game. Defensive backs Zack Wood, Gianni Frasca and Eli Blacketor totally shut down the passing game. Hinsdale’s swarming defense limited Elmhurst to 126 total yards, and forced four turnovers.
Other key contributors on defense for the Falcons included John Hofmann, Avery Palmer and Shayan Hussain.
FALCONS 103 AFC GOLD ROUTS HANOVER PARKThe Falcons’ dominant defense shut out its opponent for the second week in a row, blanking Hanover Park 28-0 Sunday at Brook Park.
Misha Rhodes, Luke Dolan, Scott Bitautas, Jake Jones and Ethan Lin stopped Hanover Park cold. Conor Coyne leapt to break up a pass. Trenton Riggins-Walker sacked HP for a loss.On offense, key blocks by Luke Allison, Gray Charlier, Payton Ward and Luke Schiavetti opened up a strong Hinsdale running game. John Sprengel scored two touchdowns on the day.
Hinsdale quarterback JJ Dutton fired a 40-yard pass to Jack Gray. Dutton later demonstrated dynamic footwork as he evaded would-be HP tacklers on his way into the end zone. Ryan Hood delivered the point after, bringing the halftime score to 21-0.
In the second half, Hood snagged an interception and Connor Chisnell raced in for a TD, with Riggins-Walker scoring the extra point.