Julian Hylton runs all over Hillcrest

SHARE Julian Hylton runs all over Hillcrest

Lincoln-Way North 37, Hillcrest 0

THE SKINNY: The legs of Julian Hylton and the right foot of Oswaldo Salazar spearheaded Lincoln-Way North to a 37-0 non-conference win over Hillcrest in the home opener for the Phoenix (2-0). Hillcrest fell to 0-2.

TURNING POINT: Two minutes after recovering a fumble at the Hillcrest 41, Hylton scored from 2 yards out to push the Phoenix lead to 24-0 with6:40left in the third quarter.

THE STAR: One week after totaling 300 yards of offense, Hylton rushed for 215 yards and touchdown runs of 2, 29, 31 and 72 yards. Salazar kicked field goals of 37, 37 and 40 yards.

BY THE NUMBERS: Lincoln-Way North is 2-0 for the third time in the last four years after beating Hillcrest for the fourth time in as many meetings. Hillcrest lost for the 28thtime in the last 29 games.

QUOTABLE: “I’m going to play some defense this year and that helped our team out a lot,” Hylton said of the fumble recovery. “I always want to do better every game. That’s what I was trying to do tonight.”

The Latest
The bicyclist was struck by someone driving a black SUV in the 9900 block of South Avenue L, Chicago police said.
Weak buddy-movie premise pairs the tapped-out hero with a geeky partner (Dave Franco).
Garland claps back against days of fevered criticism claiming that the search was part of a politically motivated scheme to discredit the former president.
What “Campaigns, Inc.” could use is a tighter focus on its central characters’ mercenary motivations.
Bally’s has filed its application with the Illinois Gaming Board seeking approval for a $1.7 billion riverfront casino-resort. The city is hoping a temporary casino can open by next summer. But the board has up to a year to review the application, with the possibility of an extension beyond that.