DBL Sharks Sheffield 75-76 Bristol Flyers

Bristol Flyers produced an impressive fourth quarter display to take victory on the road in Sheffield.

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DBL Sharks Sheffield 75-76 Bristol Flyers (22-28, 42-47, 66-54)

Bristol Flyers claimed an improbable 76-75 win on the road over DBL Sharks Sheffield, thanks to a wonderful fourth quarter showing.

The visitors tighten their grip on eight position, moving 6 points clear of Cheshire Phoenix in ninth place. The result sees Sheffield slip to their second defeat in three days.

Leading scorers – Williams 14, Alexander 13, McKnight 11 (Sharks); Weary 16, Boggs 15, Smith 13 (Flyers)

Turning point – Trailing by 12 points heading into the final period, Bristol used a 10-2 run to open the fourth quarter and seize the game’s momentum – sparking an incredible fourth quarter comeback.

Key stat – The visitors won the fourth quarter 22-9, holding the hosts to just four made field goals in the final period.

Game hero(es) – Adam Weary netted a game-high 16 points for Bristol, while Brandon Boggs added 15 points and Leslee Smith collected a double-double of 13 points and 13 rebounds. In addition, Malcolm Delpeche hit 9 points off the bench, including the game-winning basket with just 24 seconds on the clock.

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