After Andrews Beniana was knocked unconscious and sunk to the bottom of Loyola's pool, Russell dove in and pulled him to the surface. Beniana soon woke up. “That speaks to Emmett, and the kind of kid he is,” senior Tom Dreher said.
Banas soared for a header last year, but was undercut by a New Trier player and landed on his head and neck. He bruised a ligament in his neck, but he's back playing with the Hawks and not hesitating to go up for headers.