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Eagles through to Trophy Semis, Rocks pick up home win

BBL Championship

Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks 102-81 Surrey Scorchers (35-13, 55-34, 72-63)
(Rocks – Pryor 29, Murray 17, Fraser 16; Scorchers – Payne 27, Ogedengbe 19, Cook 16)

BBL Trophy, Quarter Final

Newcastle Eagles 86-79 Sheffield Sharks (23-20, 47-34, 60-56)
(Eagles – Fletcher 30, Morsell 18, Gettys 13; Sharks – Cashaw 24, Lewis 17, Koch 17)

Newcastle Eagles are through to the BBL Trophy Semi-Finals after picking a home win Friday night, whilst Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks also managed to secure a home win in the Championship.

The Eagles punched their ticket into the Semis following an 86-79 win over B. Braun Sheffield Sharks.

Rahmon Fletcher helped push the Toon side through by racking up 30 points for the team whilst his teammate CJ Gettys picked up a double-double of 13 points and 15 rebounds.

Mike Morsell also added 18 points on the board to seal the Eagles their Semi-Final spot and they will now meet Cheshire Phoenix over two-legs.

And in the BBL Championship, Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks picked up a comfortable home win for themselves also, defeating Surrey Scorchers, 102-81.

Greg Pryor was key to the Glaswegian side’s victory, picking up 29 points and nine rebounds, and he was assisted by Gareth Murray, who knocked down 17 points, and Ali Fraser, who picked up a double-double for himself of 16 points and 10 rebounds.