Alexan­der leads Sharks to vic­tory

Yorkshire Post - Sports Monday - - SPORT -

BAS­KET­BALL: Sh­effield Sharks made it two wins from two on the road this week­end as they de­feated Sur­rey Scorchers 9383 in the BBL Cham­pi­onship.

Atiba Lyons’s side move to a 5-3 record to move into the top four, while the Scorchers drop to 2-6 fol­low­ing an­other home loss.

Sh­effield made a strong start to the game with 28 points in the open­ing quar­ter, lead­ing by as many as 13 points in the con­test.

The Sharks were clin­i­cal on the of­fen­sive end with nearly 60 per cent shoot­ing from the field.

Chris Alexan­der led the way with 20 points along with six as­sists for the Sharks with five other play­ers, in­clud­ing Rob Mars­den (14), in dou­ble fig­ures, while An­thony Collins added eight as­sists to his 10 points and five re­bounds.

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