London City Royals vs Surrey Scorchers BBL, Crystal Palace Sports Centre, London 9th November 2019

Royals take win at home against Scorchers

BBL Cup South

London City Royals 92 – 84 Surrey Scorchers (25-12, 48-32, 78-59)

(Royals – Scott 22, Neighbour 18, D.Lavrinovic 14; Scorchers – Ogedengbe 24, Richards 19, Hawthorne 13)

The London City Royals bounced back from their first loss last week, defeating Surrey Scorchers 92-84.

Matt Scott led the Royals again, tallying 22 points accompanied by eight rebounds and two assists. Will Neighbour also assisted with 18 points and shooting 60% from the three point line.

The Scorchers started off slow this evening making it look like a dominant game for the Royals, but with the help of Ryan Richards, they managed to prevent the Royals from a more dominant victory.

Tayo Ogedengbe led the scoring for Surrey, chalking up 24 points whilst Richards followed up with 19 points.

The fourth quarter saw the Scorchers mount a comeback, getting as close as four points to the Royals but they couldn’t see it through to the end.