Led by individual runner-up Catie Nekola, St. Charles North edged St. Charles East by one shot to claim the North Stars' fourth straight DuKane Conference championship. Geneva's Reese Clark shot a 3-under 69 to earn medalist honors.
Benet's girls cross country was second and its boys team third to pace local teams at Saturday's Eddington Invite at Kaneland. The host Knights were fourth in the girls team standings and the boys were seventh.
Burlington Central second-year coach Sam Mainzer, a 2011 graduate of Cary-Grove High School, led her Rockets past her high school alma mater, 25-21, 25-18, in Fox Valley Conference action Thursday night.
Kaneland's golf team last year won a regional title and the program's first-ever sectional championship. Now a group led by Josh Pehl, Cody Ganzon and Hagan Rank look poised for another big finish as golf's postseason starts next week.