Boys basketball: Benet nets win over H-F
December 29, 2012 10:30PM
In a fifth-place bracket game at Proviso West in Hillside on Saturday, star 6-9 junior Sean O’Mara scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead No. 12 Benet past No. 4 Homewood-Flossmoor 71-55.
O’Mara scored nine consecutive points during a game-changing 11-0 run that reversed a four-point deficit and put the Redwings (13-3) up 32-25 at the break. Senior guard Eddie Eshoo drilled three three-pointers in contributing 17 points for the Redwings.
O’Mara shot 9-for-12 from the floor. In his last two games, O’Mara has connected on 17-21 shots.
Senior forward Pat McInerney continued his strong tournament play by posting a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.