It had been a while since Antioch's boys basketball team tasted victory.
The Sequoits finally did Monday night, defeating No. 18 CICS/Northtown 65-48 in the teams' state tournament opener at North Chicago.
It was Antioch's first win since Dec. 29, when the Sequoits ended the Marengo tourney by defeating Harvard.
No. 16 Antioch (3-23) will play the top seed and host school North Chicago in a Class 3A regional semifinal at 7:30 p.m. today.
Palatine 71, Round Lake 48: At Deerfield, the 23rd-seeded Panthers fell to the No. 10 seed.
Karnell Wright and James Mobley scored 17 and 13 points, respectively, for Round Lake (4-23).