2017-'18 Season Coverage
updated: 1/15/2018 11:08 PM

Palatine splits a pair at Lake Zurich

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It was a split decision for Palatine's boys basketball team in the Martin Luther King Jr. tournament games hosted by Lake Zurich on Monday.

The Pirates suffered a 54-49 loss to Streamwood in morning play before bouncing back with perhaps their best defensive result of the tourney, a 47-35 victory over Waubonsie Valley.

Against Streamwood, senior guard Lamon Berry led the way with 19 points, which included a total of five 3s, three of them in the fourth quarter.

A slow start was the key, as the Sabres won the first quarter 19-6. Johnny O'Shea had 8 points and Julian Campbell and David Balanganayi had 6 apiece for Palatine.

Against Waubonsie Valley, Campbell, a freshman, led the way with a game-high 15 points. He had 3 field goals in the fourth quarter as the Pirates outscored the Warriors 12-7.

Berry finished with 8 points and Balanganayi had 7 for Palatine (13-9).

St. Viator 73, Riverside-Brookfield 60: The Lions wrapped up action in Loyola's MLK tournament with a 3-1 record after a victory in Wilmette.

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