Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 120-68 Leeds Force (29-16, 55-32, 92-45)
Esh Group Eagles Newcastle continued their winning run of late as they eased to a season sweep against Leeds Force.
The Eagles record their fourth straight victory at Sport Central as they continue to put the pressure on the league leaders.
Leading scorers – Paige 26, Nimley 24, Basi 19 (Eagles) – Kuyinu 18, Mourier 12, Brownell 11 (Force)
Turning point – Newcastle made a strong start as they put up 29 points in the first quarter and went from strength to strength as they were able to spread the minutes across their roster.
Key stat – The Eagles were clinical inside the arc with 68% shooting as Leeds had no answer on the defensive end.
Game hero(es) – Jaysean Paige and Saah Nimley combined for 50 points in the win with AJ Basi impressing with 19 points off a bench that included teenage guard Themba Yabantu on debut.