Bristol Flyers picked up their first win of the season at the expense of the visiting DBL Sharks Sheffield.

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Bristol Flyers 92-60 DBL Sharks Sheffield (17-20, 43-36, 66-46)

Bristol Flyers avenged opening weekend defeat in front of their home fans to pick up their first victory of the season, thanks to a spectacular 92-60 win over the visiting DBL Sharks Sheffield.

After a cagey opening quarter, the hosts found their rhythm to produce some entertaining basketball and give the home fans plenty to cheer about.

Leading scorers – McCloud 21, Thomas 17, Delpeche 15 (Flyers); Williams 17, Alexander 14, Castro-Caneddy 11 (Sharks)

Turning point – A 10-2 run, mid-way through the second quarter – highlighted by a four-point play from Fred Thomas – sparked the home side into action. The Flyers seized the game’s momentum and never gave it up.

Key Stat – The home team connected from beyond the arc with regularity, netting 11 of their 27 three-point attempts. In contrast, the Sharks could only manage two triples.

Game hero(es) – Jalan McCloud set the tone for Bristol, collecting a team-high 21 points and six rebounds. Fred Thomas also impressed, having scored 17 points and added six rebounds and five assists.

Box Score.

Words: BBL Official

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Image: Andy Chubb