Spartans clinch two conference championships in one night

Both the Hinsdale Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball teams beat their opponents Friday night at HMS to win their West Suburban Middle School Athletic Conference titles. The seventh-grade Spartans defeated Clarendon Hills Middle School 36-30, and the eighth-graders defeated Bryan 32-27. Seventh-graders J.J. Rastorfort (top row), R.J. Lewis and Cam Linn drive to the basket. Eighth-graders Cullen Bradley (left) and Aryan Bansal (above) contributed to the winning offense. Earlier this season the eighth-grade girls also won their conference title. (Jim Slonoff photos)