Palatine hits 'reset,' then routs Niles West
Nov 2, 2012 1:31 AM - The postseason didn't exactly get off to the start Palatine wanted Saturday afternoon. The third-seeded Pirates had two early turnovers and were tied 7-7 with No. 14 Niles West after a quarter. But Palatine scored 4 unanswered touchdowns in a span of 4:58 in the second quarter to break the game wide open and went on to win 69-42 in the first round of the Class 8A playoffs at Chic Anderson Stadium.