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Hinsdale South’s quarterback DJ Deolitsis drops back to pass against Proviso East during the first quarter in Darien, Friday September, 7, 2012.| Ray Luna ~ For Sun-Times Media
Hinsdale South quarterback D.J. Deolitsis was the catalyst of an offense that racked up over 300 yards in the first half. The senior rushed for touchdowns of 50 and nine yards in the second quarter.
The Hornets (3-0) led 39-0 at halftime, and a running clock was employed when Travis Binion picked up a blocked punt for a 16-yard touchdown return with 10:17 remaining in the third quarter.
“I think he’s Matt Forte and I believe I’m more of a North-South football player,’’ — Hinsdale South’s Arian Toney referring to teammate Devontae Washington and himself
Toney finished with 44 yards and two touchdowns rushing, and Washington had 36 on the ground. Deolitsis entered the game with a team-leading 246 yards rushing and had 12 carries for 89 yards in the first half. He also completed 6 of 13 passes for 72 yards before the break. The Pirates had only one first down and gained fewer than 20 yards in the first half. The Hornets are 3-0 for the first time since 2004.