Conant Begins with MSL South Victory
Bumbales, John, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent
The first boys gymnastics meet of the season is always a tough one, but host Conant started off 1998 on the right foot Friday night.
The Cougars (2-0) captured a 137.6 to 135.1 Mid-Suburban South victory over Schaumburg (1-1) while adding an MSL crossover victory over Fremd (123.0) in the double-dual meet.
Conant junior Jason Suchy certainly had an impressive start to his spring sports season by winning the all-around competition with an 8.82 average.
"Suchy had a real good meet, and he did a great job on floor," said Conant coach Ed Raymond. "The seniors did a great job to get by Schaumburg, and we knew it was going to be close all the way."
Suchy posted winning scores of 9.5 on floor exercise, 9.1 on vaulting, 9.0 on still rings, 8.9 on pommel horse, and 7.8 on high bar.
Fremd senior Derek Pfeiffer was the only other individual to win an event with a first place 8.8 on parallel bars. …