Benet grinds out win over Edwardsville, heads to 4A title game

PEORIA — Edwardsville threw everything it had to slow down Sean O’Mara. Benet is a lot more than a one-man gang.

Unsung and tough role players Colin Bonnett and Josh Yesufu scored 10 points each as the Redwings gutted out a physical 38-33 Class 4A state semifinal victory over the Tigers on Friday night at Carver Arena.

Playing Downstate for the first time since the 1983 team reached the Class AA quarterfinals, Benet (25-7) advanced to its first state title game appearance in a matchup with Young on Saturday night.

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