Palatine tops Niles North in OT finale at Lake Zurich

Daily Herald report
Updated 1/16/2017 11:15 PM

Cortez Hogans and Johnny O'Shea finished with 18 points apiece as Palatine concluded its run in Lake Zurich's MLK tournament with a 70-58 overtime victory against Niles North in a matchup of second-place pool finishers.

The Pirates actually had their best scoring total in the overtime session, producing 17 points in that mini-period.


Jake Moertl finished with 15 points, which included a pair of 3s, and junior Lamon Berry had 7 points.

The Pirates trailed 32-21 at the half after yielding 20 first-quarter points to Niles North. But Palatine scored 16 points in both the third and fourth quarters and held Niles North to 5 points in the OT.

Palatine finished 4-1 in the tournament and improved to 7-14 overall.

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