Season ends with narrow loss to Worcester

Wolves fend off Sharks to edge into the last four of the Play-Offs

BBL Play-Offs, Quarter-Finals, Second Leg
Worcester Wolves 86 (21,50,70) (Huffor 23, Klassen 14, Setty 13)
DBL Sharks Sheffield 84 (16,34,54) (Riley 23, Tuck 15, Rembert/Sing 13)

Wolves win 159-155 on aggregate.

Worcester Wolves followed up their First Leg victory with an 86-84 win over DBL Sharks Sheffield to advance to the Semi-Finals.

The Wolves led by as many as 19 points on the night and had to hold off a late fightback from the Sharks to knock out the defending champions with a four-point aggregate success.

Danny Huffor top scored with 23 points with three other players in double figures as the Wolves continued their impressive form of late with another victory.

The home side led by five after the first 10 minutes and pulled clear late in the second with a 19-3 burst as they built a 50-34 half-time advantage.

After a 20-20 third period, Wolves moved into a 76-57 lead with 7:35 left on the clock before the Sharks cut the gap with a 14-2 run.

Triples from Malcolm Riley and Zach Gachette made it a one-point game and a free throw from Trevor Setty was enough to secure the win on the night and overall.

Riley had 23 points for the Sharks, but their loss means there will be new Play-Off champions this season.

Words: BBL Official

Image: Sharks Team Photographers