Wolves edge closer to the Play-Offs with home win
Worcester Wolves 87-65 Esh Group Eagles Newcastle (29-14, 48-33, 72-43)
A vibrant victory for Worcester Wolves has taken them to the brink of a place in the Play-Offs and a guaranteed Quarter-Finals place as they ripped apart second place Newcastle.
With the Eagles not having the services of their leading scorer Jaysean Paige, Wolves took full advantage as they locked down the visitors and had the fans off their seats in a super offensive showing.
Leading scorers – Beamon 28, Bachynski 22, Palmer 21 (Wolves), Nimley 24, Williams J 13, Williams K 11 (Eagles)
Turning point – Wolves raced out of the blocks and caught the visitors cold with an excellent offensive effort in the first period and the Eagles never recovered.
Key stat – Newcastle had a rotten shooting night and only converted 28% from the field.
Game hero(es) – George Beamon hit 28 points and was unstoppable, while Trayvon Palmer collected a double-double with 21 points and 14 rebounds – as did Dallin Bachynski with 22 points and 11 boards.