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Game Recap

Mercer vs. Raritan

Region 19 Semifinals

62-71 Loss




Lincroft, NJ-

Mercer men's basketball (14-14) fell to Raritan 61-71 in the Region 19 Semifinals held at Brookdale.  The Vikings went into halftime tied 27-27, but Raritan went on an early second half run that saw the Vikings go down by as many as 22 points.  Mercer began to find their shot late in the game and got to within 8 points of the Golden Lions, but the comeback came too late to overcome the #2 seed.  Sophomore Jonathan Perry (Trenton, NJ/Life Center Academy) led the Vikings with 14 points and 7 rebounds and sophomore Kevin Allison (Bordentown, NJ/Florence Twp.) added 13 points in the loss.  Freshman David Johnson (Philadelphia, PA/Communications Tech) had 11 points and freshman Dashante Alexander (Philadelphia, PA/Simon Gratz) added 7 points and 7 assists in the losing effort.  The Vikings finished the season right at .500, with a 14-14 record.