Rantoul/PBL boys golf competes at Redbird Classic, John Macek Memorial


METAMORA – The Rantoul/Paxton-Buckley-Loda concluded the two-day Redbird Classic with a score of 697.

The Eagles placed 23rd in the tournament after scoring a 332 on Friday and a 365 on Saturday.

Justin Merrill finished with a score of 170 after shooting an 83 on day one. Rennick Riddle finished with a score of 171 after scoring an 82 on the first day.

Ross Gawenda shot a 177 after scoring an 85 on day one while Eli Donaldson finished with a score of 179 after shooting an 82 on the first day.

Eli Baker scored a 205 after shooting a 101 on the first day. Johnny Rodeen shot a 214 after scoring a 104 on day one.

On Wednesday, Rantoul/PBL finished 13th in the John Macek Memorial, held at the University of Illinois Golf Course, with a score of 351.

Riddle finished with a score of 83, followed by Gawenda (85), Donaldson (90), Merrill (93), Rodeen (95) and Baker (114).

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, Sept. 8-9

REDBIRD CLASSIC

At Metamora

Team scores

1. Bloomington Central Catholic, 608; 2. Washington, 612; 3. East Peoria, 615; 4. Wheaton St. Francis, 624; 5. Limestone, 631; 6. Normal U-High, 632; 7. Morton, 633; 8. Normal Community, 635; 9. Geneseo, 640; 10. Dunlap, 643; 11. Normal West, 645; 12. Pekin, 646; 13. Peoria Christian, 649; 14. Peoria Notre Dame, 653; 15. Macomb, 653; 16. Yorkville, 655; 17. Bloomington, 660; 18. Metamora, 661; 19. Kankakee, 665; 20. DeKalb, 665; 21. Montini, 681; 22. Chillicothe Illinois Valley Central, 686; 23. Rantoul/Paxton-Buckley-Loda, 697; 24. Richwoods, 703; 25. Pontiac, 714; 26. LaSalle-Peru, 717.

Top individuals

1. Connor Watson (EP) 137; 2. Paul Azzarelli (KAN) 141; 3. Hayden Moore (GEN) 145; 4. Gavin Schreurs (WASH) 146; 4. Luke Brady (BCC) 146; 6. Drew Gama (PC) 147; 6. Beckett Jones (WSF) 147; 6. Jack Wenzel (NW) 147; 9. Troy Reiser (WASH) 148; 9. Nolan Eccles (DUN) 148; 9. Bryson VanHoutte (GEN) 148; 9. Johnnie Blackburn (NC) 148.

Rantoul/PBL results – Justin Merrill, 170; Rennick Riddle, 171; Ross Gawenda, 177; Eli Donaldson, 179; Eli Baker, 205; Johnny Rodeen, 214.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6

BOYS

JOHN MACEK MEMORIAL

At UI Golf Course

Team scores

1. Mahomet-Seymour, 303; 2. Effingham St. Anthony, 303; 3. Edwardsville, 319; 4. Benton, 320; 5. Evanston, 325; 6. Charleston, 334; 7. O’Fallon, 336; 8. Bloomington, 337; 9. Mount Zion, 338; 10. Champaign Central, 343; 11. St. Thomas More, 344; 12. Monticello, 349; 13. Rantoul/PBL, 351; 14. Kankakee, 354; 15. Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin, 375; 16. Champaign Centennial, 411; 17. Judah Christian, 416.

Team scores

1. Mason Lewis (EDW) 72; 2. Reis Claybrooke (MS) 72; 3. Preston Phillips (STA) 73; 4. Leif Olson (MS) 75; 4. Andrew Rottschalk (OF) 75; 4. Joey Trupiano (ESA) 75.

Rantoul/PBL results – Rennick Riddle, 83; Ross Gawenda, 85; Eli Donaldson, 90; Justin Merrill, 93; Johnny Rodeen, 95; Eli Baker, 114.