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RazorSharks Sweep Capitanes, Advance to PBL Finals

April 18, 2010 - Premier Basketball League (PBL) - Rochester RazorSharks News Release

In front of 3,298 fans, the Rochester RazorSharks advanced to the PBL finals for the third year in a row. Glen Dandridge scored 22 points as the 'Sharks beat the Puerto Rico Capitanes 132-108.

The Capitanes led 27-23 after the first quarter as Jose Rosario scored eight points. Marlin Johnson added 10 points for the RazorSharks. In the second quarter, Rochester outscored Puerto Rico 43-22. The 43 points were the second highest total for a quarter this season. Jerice Crouch poured in 10 points, while Rosario scored another eight to give him 16 points for the half. Crouch and Johnson each totaled 12 points in the first half as Rochester took the lead 66-49.

The 'Sharks continued to put points on the board in the third quarter as Glen Dandridge hit four 3-pointers. Lincoln Smith put up 16 points as Rochester maintained their lead 102-76. Derik Hollyfield scored 13 fourth quarter points, while the Capitanes' Omar Alvarado scored 14 points to finish the game.

The RazorSharks' Jerice Crouch scored 17 points and also dished out 13 assists, becoming the second 'Shark to record over 12 assists. Lazarus Sims did it four times for the Rochester. The RazorSharks had six players score in double figures including Lincoln Smith (18), Derik Hollyfield (16), Marlin Johnson (14) and Donielle Davis (12).

The Capitanes only played six players during the game. Omar Alvarado led Puerto Rico with 27 points. Jose Rosario (24 points, 11 rebounds) and Raul Rivera (21, 13) each recorded double-doubles. Haakim Johnson and David Cortes finished with 16 and 12 points respectively.

Dandridge and David Bailey have each scored 500 points in their PBL careers. If the Lawton-Fort Sill Cavalry wins tonight, the 'Sharks will play them in the finals.

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