The varsity football team played Downers Grove North on Friday, Sept. 16 at Downers Grove North’s field, and won with a score of 34-6.
Friday’s game continued the tradition of the Old Oaken Bucket game, where both teams play to take home and keep the bucket for a year. The Old Oaken Bucket is a wooden bucket that has the scores and the winning team captain’s name written on, dating all the way back to the first bucket game.
Leading up to Friday, some were unsure that the team would win given that Luke Skokna, senior running back, Brenden Passarelli, senior lineman, and Will Sessa, senior tight end, were injured. Even with three key offensive players injured, the boys took down DGN and brought the bucket home.
“Of course losing key players is not ideal for our team, but the players behind them have stepped up, and we’ve been able to ...
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