Bradford Dragons picked up a third NBL Division One win in four games with a 104-90 victory over the Westminster Warriors.

The win improves the Dragons record to 4-6 for the season and takes them, one spot outside the playoffs in ninth place in the standings, level on points with Leicester Warriors, who despite having an inferior points difference, have the better head-to-head record.

Bradford wasted no time getting off to a hot start against the Warriors, scoring a season-high 36 points in the first quarter.

Dave Walsh opened the games scoring as the home side opened up a 13-5 lead before scoring five successive lay-ups.

Afrasyab Khalil and Guy Rundle responded for the Warriors but Walsh and Andreas Lycoudis rounded out the quarter knocking down three, three-pointers, to take the Dragon's advantage to 13.

Jon Johnson scored eight successive points with Philip Lartey and Max Hufschlag adding four points in the Warriors 12-0 run.

Lycoudis struck a much needed three to end the half, cutting the visitors lead to 53-48 heading into half time.

Player of the game Rihards Šulcs and Fetske combined for 19 of the Dragons 28 points in the penultimate period.

Although the Warriors responded with a run of their own ending the quarter in the balance at 76-71.

A trio of Šulcs lay-ups to start the fourth quarter was complemented by a third Lycoudis three of the evening.

When Lartey went 1-2 from the free line, trimming the deficit to 93-83, the damage had well and truly been done for the visitors.

The Dragons saw out the final two minutes of play, sealing a gritty 104-90 victory over the Westminster Warriors.

Coach Mellor commented post game: "The first half was a free flowing up and down game which wasn’t the plan, but second half our defence was much better, and we got multiple stops to pull away in the fourth."

In Junior Dragons news, the Dragons U16s narrowly defeated York QE 65-60, while, the U14s fell to a tough 75-44 defeat by the Hatfield Fliers.

The U18s were also on the end of a tough defeat, losing 110-86 against the Mansfield Giants.