RAIDERS BOUNCE BACK WITH SCORCHERS WIN


PLYMOUTH Raiders bounced back from their BBL Trophy exit on Friday night with a dominant display on the road against Surrey Scorchers on Sunday.

The Raiders won 112-98 to move to 10-9 in the BBL Championship, despite the absence of star player Donte Nicholas.

Plymouth, who had been beaten at home by Glasgow two days earlier, came out firing in Surrey and racked up an impressive 40 points in the opening 10 minutes.

The Scorchers unable to stem the flow of points as they found themselves facing a double-digit deficit and the visitors continued to push on for another triumph on the road.

Raiders’ Rashad Hassan top scored with 34 points in the win, with Josh Wilcher leading the way with 19 assists as well as 19 points and six steals.

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