RBHS juniors Terrence Moody (#56) and Luke Swiatek (#54) tackle a Morton player in the season opener on Aug. 30 (Photo by Carol Dunning)
RBHS wide receiver Matt Novak takes on two Morton defenders during the Bulldogs’ 40-28 victory on the road Aug. 30. (Photo by Carol Dunning)
RBHS senior Luke Gentile makes a catch against host Morton in Week 1 action. The Bulldogs topped the Mustangs 40-28. (Photo by Carol Dunning)
The Bulldogs’ Matt Novak made 4 of 5 extra points against Morton on Aug. 30. (Photo by Carol Dunning)
RBHS senior wide receiver Nic Novak takes on a Morton tackler Aug. 30. The Bulldogs beat the Mustangs 40-28 in the nonconference opener. (Photo by Carol Dunning)
RBHS senior Luke Gentile finds an opening against Morton during the Bulldogs’ 40-28 victory. Gentile finished with eight catches for 104 yards and scored two TDs. (Photo by Carol Dunning)
Several RBHS and Morton players collide at the line of scrimmage in the rivals’ season-opener on Aug. 30 in Berwyn. The visiting Bulldogs won 40-28. (Photo by Carol Dunning)
RBHS linebacker Eddie Pena (#44) scores one of his two fumble recoveries for touchdowns in a 40-28 victory against Morton on Aug. 30. (Photo by Carol Dunning)
RBHS senior quarterback Matt Torres scrambles for a gain in the Bulldogs’ 40-28 win over Morton on Aug. 30. (Photo by Carol Dunning)
The Riverside-Brookfield High School football team will celebrate Senior Night on Friday, Sept. 13 against visiting Bishop McNamara. In the meantime, the Bulldogs started the party early as four seniors led the team to a 40-28 win against host Morton on Aug. 30.
Quarterback Matt Torres, wide receiver Luke Gentile, two-way lineman Brandon Aguilar and linebacker Eddie Pena turned in strong performances that, collectively, powered RBHS to an auspicious start this season.
Contributing photographer Carol Dunning took photos of the game. Here is the photo gallery.