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Boys Basketball: ‘A dream come true’ Glenbard West caps off magical season with dominant win for first state title

Hilltoppers beat Young 56-34 to win Class 4A state championship

Glenbard West hoist the championship trophy after their 56-34 win over Whitney Young in the Class 4A championship game at State Farm Center in Champaign. Saturday, Mar. 12, 2022, in Champaign.
Glenbard West’s Braden Huff celebrates as time expires in their 56-34 win over Whitney Young in the Class 4A championship game at State Farm Center in Champaign. Saturday, Mar. 12, 2022, in Champaign.
Glenbard West’s Braden Huff lays in a shot against Whitney Young in the Class 4A championship game at State Farm Center in Champaign. Saturday, Mar. 12, 2022, in Champaign.
Glenbard West’s Paxton Warden puts up a windmill layup against Whitney Young in the Class 4A championship game at State Farm Center in Champaign. Saturday, Mar. 12, 2022, in Champaign.
Joshua  Welge

Joshua Welge

I am the Sports Editor for Kendall County Newspapers, the Kane County Chronicle and Suburban Life Media, covering primarily sports in Kendall, Kane, DuPage and western Cook counties. I've been covering high school sports for 24 years. I also assist with our news coverage.