Oleson, Perkins shine in playoffs [Basketball]

May 21, 2012
Brad Oleson

Brad Oleson of North Pole started for Caja Laboral and collected double figures in a 90-88 OT win over Gescrap in Game 2 in the quarterfinals series of the Spanish League playoffs.

The 6-foot-3 guard pumped in 12 points in 35 minutes, thanks in part to 3-of-5 3-point shooting.

Oleson, of UAF fame, bounced back from scoring just 2 points in 23 points in Game 1.

He is averaging 10 points in 36 games this season and ranks No. 2 in the Spanish League in 3-point accuracy at .465 percent.

Third seeded Caja Laboral [25-11] beat No. 6 Gescrap 2-0 in the best-of-5 series.

Doron Perkins

In Italy, Doron Perkins of Anchorage played a pivotal role in helping Bennet Cantu crush Scavolini 74-47 to claim a 2-0 advantage in its quarterfinal playoff series.

The 6-foot-2 starting point guard delivered 13 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals in 29 minutes.

Perkins, of Bartlett High fame, had 11 points and 9 rebounds in Game 1.

Third seeded Bennet Cantu improved to 23-11 this season, 12-3 when Perkins plays.