2017-'18 Season Coverage
updated: 1/31/2014 12:18 AM

Vernon Hills snaps streak, tops Antioch

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Matt Weaver's 19 points led five players in double figures, and Vernon Hills' boys basketball team got back on the winning track Wednesday night.

The Cougars defeated visiting Antioch 66-55 for their first win since Dec. 27, snapping a season-worst five-game losing streak.

Vernon Hills improved to 11-8 and 4-4 in the North Suburban Conference Prairie Division. The Cougars also got 14 points from Robby Nardini, 12 from Sam Rattner, 11 from Bo Manso and 10 from Cory Levin.

Antioch (4-17, 0-7) was led by Kyle Gofron's 16 points. A.J. Marsiglio and Jason Mrkonich added 13 and 10, respectively, for the Sequoits.

Grayslake Central 50, Woodstock 47: Malcolm Reed played hero for the visiting Rams on Wednesday night, banking in a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Rams in the Fox Valley Fox Division game.

Reed's 3, after a pass from Charlie Anderson, hiked Grayslake Central's record to 9-7 and 5-0 in the division. It was the Rams' fourth win in a row.

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