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Report: Newcastle Eagles 81-62 Bristol Flyers

Bristol Flyers fell to their sixth straight defeat in the BBL Championship with a 81-62 defeat to Newcastle Eagles at Sport Central on Friday night.

The Flyers took the lead in the third before the hosts responded with a pivotal 17-0 run and never looked back.

Flyers were led by Brandon Boggs’ 11 points on the night, whilst Lovell Cook and Greg Streete were the only other two in double digits with ten points apiece.

After an even opening period, Newcastle made their move in the second and built an 11-point lead following a run that contained six points from Darius Defoe.

The Flyers were only down eight at the half and surged ahead in the third with Mike Vigor capping an 8-0 run with five consecutive points of his own to make it 44-45.

However, Scott Martin reeled off six straight himself to spark a dominant run of 17 unanswered points from Newcastle as they claimed control in ruthless fashion.

Newcastle led by 19 at the end of the third and continued to pile on the points with a three from Deondre Parks making it 77-50 four minutes into the final period. The visitors stemmed the flow by allowing just four more points but the damage had already been done.

Bristol now have a 1-6 record and are left to rue their high number of turnovers that were turned into 33 points by their opponents.

Bristol Flyers take on Surrey Scorchers at the SGS WISE Arena on Friday, November 18th - click here to buy tickets online.