Benet Academy boys complete sweep of Marist in ESCC girls/boys doubleheader
Last updated 12/14/2019 at 12:52pm
On Friday night, the Benet Academy girls and boys varsity basketball teams traveled to the Mount Greenwood neighborhood of Chicago to take on Marist in an East Suburban Catholic Conference doubleheader.
In a battle of state-ranked girls basketball teams, the No.1 ranked Redwings (10-0, 1-0), defeated No. 6 Marist (7-1, 0-1) 63-55 in the first game of the evening.
It was up to the boys, then to complete the Benet Academy ESCC sweep.
Leading by as much as 12 points, 32-20, in the third quarter, Benet, had to withstand a furious fourth-quarter Marist rally, which pulled the Redhawks to wit...