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The team won the Bill George Youth Football League Super Bowl on Nov. 10. Have photos of the team? Share them in the gallery.
Hundreds turned out to honor the state champion Hilltoppers when they got back from Champaign following the Class 7A win over Lincoln-Way East.
It was a defensive battle in the Class 7A state football championship, with Glenbard West defeating Lincoln-Way East, 10-8. Check out the video highlights for the top plays of the game.
The junior defensive back led the team in tackles and laid a crushing blow to Lincoln-Way East quarterback Tom Fuessel to stop a fourth-quarter rally.
Glenbard West 10, Lincoln-Way East 8: Henry Haeffner's first-half passing and Hayden Carlson's ferocious defense powered the Hilltoppers to a heart-stopping victory in the Class 7A state championship game Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Champaign.
The Class 7A Illinois football championship is a game two years in the making. After Glenbard West and Lincoln-Way East were upset as favorites in 2011, they found their way back in 2012.
If you can't make the trip to Champaign this weekend, here's where to watch the game and find live updates.
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