Heading into the playoffs, the four teams (Super Lightweight, Lightweight, Junior Varsity and Varsity) went a combined 33-7. The varsity team (9-1) finished first in league standings.
Last weekend, the Hornets swept the first round of the River Valley playoffs:
- Varsity: #1 Lemont Hornets 44, #8 Joliet Raiders 20
- JV: #4 Lemont Hornets 34, #5 Ottawa Eagles 8
- Lightweights: #2 Lemont Hornets 27, #7 Romeoville Spartans 6
- Super Lightweights: #3 Lemont Hornets 24, #6 Frankfort Blue 0
The teams advance to second-round play Saturday at and Sunday at Lincoln-Way Central. See the chart below for game times and locations.
Last year, the Hornets sent all four of its football teams to the River Valley Super Bowl .
The super lightweights (ages 6 to 9) defeated the Bourbonnais Bears to repeat as River Valley champions, while the junior varsity team (ages 10 to 13) defeated the Orland Hills Wolves 16-12 for their first Super Bowl win in more than 10 years.
The varsity team was upset by the Morris Warriors 15-8, while the lightweights lost 6-0 to Frankfort Blue.
All 2011 Super Bowl games will be played Sunday, Nov. 6, at Lincoln-Way West High School, 21701 Gougar Road in New Lenox.
River Valley Playoff Schedule: Round 2
New Lenox Jr. Warriors
Saturday, 12 p.m.Lemont
Hornets Junior Varsity
Saturday, 2 p.m.Lemont
Frankfort Falcons Blue
Sunday, 3 p.m.Lincoln-Way Central
Sunday, 5 p.mLincoln-Way Central