Worcester Wolves booked their place in the Play-Offs with victory on the road in Sheffield.
DBL Sharks Sheffield 79-97 Worcester Wolves (17-21, 41-49, 59-74)
Worcester Wolves confirmed their place in the post-season with an impressive 97-79 victory on the road against DBL Sharks Sheffield.
The result means the Wolves win the season series between the two sides and continue a fine run of form that has seen the side win four of their last five fixtures.
Leading scorers – Williams 25, Marsden 18, Alexander 14 (Sharks); Beamon 22, Palmer / Navajas 19 (Wolves)
Turning point – Having been able to control the game’s momentum for much of the contest, the Wolves utilised an 8-2 run at the end of third quarter to extend their advantage to 15 points and put the game out of sight.
Key stat – Worcester attempted 24 threes and connected on half of them. In contrast, Sheffield could only muster 6 made shots from beyond the arc on 19 attempts.
Game hero(es) – In what proved to be a well balanced team performance, George Beamon, Trayvon Palmer and Alex Navajas combined for 60 points.
Zach Gachette took time after the game to explain the fine margins as the Sharks frustrating run continues.
DBL Sharks Sheffield at Manchester Giants, Sunday April 22nd, Trafford Sportsdome, 5pm Tip Off.