09 Nov 2018: Sharks 84-66 Phoenix

Sheffield go 3-0 with win over Cheshire.

BBL Championship
DBL Sharks Sheffield 84-66 Cheshire Phoenix (20-11, 42-25, 65-39)

DBL Sharks Sheffield recorded their third win in a row as they eased past Cheshire Phoenix, on Friday night.

Atiba Lyons’ side take the season head-to-head as they improve to 6-3 to climb into third spot in the BBL Championship.

Leading scorers – Chris Alexander 22, Rob Marsden 18, Dirk Williams 16 (Sharks) – Dii’jon Allen-Jordan 16, Jordan Session 14, Jimario Rivers 11 (Phoenix)

Turning point – The Sharks used an 8-0 run to end the opening quarter to begin to pull away and they continued to stretch their advantage in the contest, leading by as many as 30 points.

Key stat – Sheffield’s defence held Cheshire to less than 15 points in each of the first three quarters as they seized control.

Game hero(es) – Alexander led the way with another 20+ point haul for the Sharks with Marsden narrowly missing out on a double-double with 18 points and nine rebounds, while Anthony Collins handed out 10 assists.

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