Vernon Hills holds off Antioch for first regional title

SHARE Vernon Hills holds off Antioch for first regional title
SHARE Vernon Hills holds off Antioch for first regional title

Thefirst regional title in Vernon Hills boys basketball program history was similar to that pesky fly that buzzes around a person’s head for hours.

For nearly 90 minutes Friday night, the Cougars went toe-to-toe with Antioch in the Class 3A Ridgewood Regional championship game. It wasn’t until the final few minutes that their 52-46 victory was a sure thing.

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