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St. Viator's Renner, Carlson excel; Benet wins ESCC

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St. Viator senior Robert Renner capped his career of stellar boys golf competition within the East Suburban Catholic Conference with the league's highest honor: individual medalist.

In the league's conference meet, hosted by the Lions on Tuesday at Old Orchard, Renner fired a 72. That was 2 strokes better than runner-up Nick Carlson, a St. Viator junior.

Notre Dame, Benet, Carmel and St. Viator entered the tournament tied for the league lead after each had earned a 6-2 record in match play.

Benet emerged from that pack with the low team score Tuesday, 313, to claim overall honors. The Redwings edged St. Viator by a single stroke to claim the overall league title. Carmel finished third (319) and Notre Dame (327) was fourth.

Benet's top individual was Alex Bassetto, who finished tied for sixth with a 77. Matt Rogers (78), Geore Carroll (79) and JJ Van Eekeren (79) were right behind.

Carmel's top score came from Jared Moore (77); Jackson Wietecha (80) tied for 12th and Nick Tasch (81) was fifth.

Marist's Dan Sheely and Notre Dame's Sean Furman shot 75 and tied for third individually, and Dyllan Mattea of Joliet Catholic shot 76 and placed fifth.

Central Suburban North: Teamates Nick Hardy (70) and Brian Ohr (73) had the low scores at Glencoe Golf Club to vault Glenbrook North the team championship with a 303. Highland Park (314) and Deerfield (315) placed second and third.

Maine West (389) took fourth place and was led by Troy Johnson (88) and Crosley Duckmann (90).

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