Football: H-F breaks game open in first half, beats Joliet West 48-14
By Steve Millar For Sun-Times Media September 13, 2013 11:16PM
Updated: September 14, 2013 6:33PM
Homewood-Flossmoor (3-0, 1-0) scored on four of its five first-half possessions to take a 27-7 lead to the break and rolled past Joliet West (2-1, 1-1) in a SouthWest Suburban Blue opener in Flossmoor.
H-F scored 14 points in the final 3:34 of the first half to pull away after leading just 13-7. Deante Harley-Hampton scored on a 4-yard run and after a William Daniels interception for the Vikings, Vashon Nutt scored on a 5-yard run.
Harley-Hampton carried 19 times for 109 yards and two touchdowns and caught three passes for 43 yards and a score. He had an 18-yard TD catch and a 13-yard run to pay dirt in the second half.
BY THE NUMBERS
The Vikings held a 490-272 advantage in total yards. H-F’s Isaac Cutrara was 12-of-19 passing for 238 yards and two touchdowns. Nick Atoyebi caught five passes for 101 yards for the Vikings. For Joliet West, Anthony DiNardo was 18-of-29 passing for 151 yards and a 1-yard touchdown to Niko Messino. Jordan Brown (17 carries, 98 yards) ran for a 13-yard score.
“We just came out and executed our gameplan. It felt good to get involved running and receiving.” — Harley-Hampton