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''Ventspils'' crush ''Prienai'' in opening BBL finals game

PRIENAI (Lithuania), April 3 - On Tuesday, Latvian basketball club ''Ventspils'' crushed Lithuanian basketball club ''Prienai'' 91:69 in the first-leg match of their Baltic Basketball League (BBL) finals series.

Folarin Campbell was the highest scorer for ''Ventspils'' with 23 points and eight rebounds, followed by Donald Sims with 15 points.

On the other hand, Gediminas Orelikas was the highest scorer for ''Prienai'' with 15 points.

The second-leg match will be played on Saturday in Riga.

The winner on aggregate will win this season's Baltic Basketball League finals.

This is the first time that ''Ventspils'' has reached the BBL finals.

As reported, ''Prienai'' defeated Latvian basketball club Riga ''Barons/kvartals'' in the BBL semis, while ''Ventspils'' defeated Estonian basketball club ''Kalev/cramo''.

Lithuanian basketball club Kaunas "Zalgiris" and Vilnius "Lietuvos Rytas", as well as Latvian basketball club "VEF Riga" will only enter the BBL for a post-season tournament called the BBL Supercup, which will be held after the BBL finals.

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