Sharks show bite as they end Wolves’ winning streak
Worcester Wolves 70 (22,32,50) (Khan 14, Huffor 12, Zeigler/Setty 10)
DBL Sharks Sheffield 83 (22,40,60) (Wroblicky 25, Tuck/Rembert 13)
DBL Sharks Sheffield boosted their hopes of a top-four finish after ending the 12-game win streak of Worcester Wolves with a 70-83 road triumph.
Atiba Lyons’ side gradually pulled away for an important win in front of the BBC Sport cameras with both teams having identical records heading into the contest.
Tony Wroblicky impressed with a double-double of 25 points and 13 rebounds, while Mike Tuck and Rashawn Rembert both added 13 points apiece in the win.
There was still nothing to separate the two sides after the opening 10 minutes with the game level at 22 before the Sharks began to make their move.
Worcester had led 28-24 early in the second until a 9-0 run gave the visitors control and they opened up an eight-point advantage at the half. Sheffield moved as many as 13 points in front in the third quarter and still had a double-digit lead by the end of the period.
A strong start to the fourth pushed Sharks out to a 62-79 lead and they wrapped up an impressive victory ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Newcastle.
As for Worcester, they head to league champions, Leicester Riders, having seen their win streak come to an end with Ashton Khan netting a team-high 14 points.
Words: BBL Official
Image: Sharks Team Photographers