Lowly Rovers took the lead through Frederic Piquionne but were eventually undone by goals from David Murphy, Chris Burke and Marlon King.
“There were pivotal moments in the game and our response to them scoring was excellent,” said Hughton.
“We tried to get hold of the game and responding quickly was important.
“Then when the game opened up we looked like scoring and we did.
“With them playing in midweek we’d hoped that as the game went on we’d get stronger and we did. In the end we could have even had more goals.”
Crystal Palace have joined the race to sign Norwich midfielder James Maddison after watching him in action on Easter Monday.
Joao Mario says West Ham are ready to take on Chelsea this weekend and has dismissed fears the Hammers could be relegated.
Newcastle face a battle to sign Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup, who could be available on a free transfer this summer.
Manchester United are stepping up their interest in Real Madrid star Marco Asensio but will have to break the bank to land him.
Everton are reported to be chasing Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup, who could be available on a free transfer this summer.
Chelsea could swap one Italian for another as reports are growing that Juventus boss Max Allegri could replace Antonio Conte.
Tottenham have joined the queue of clubs looking to sign Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt when the transfer window opens.
Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels admits they have plenty of room for improvement in their quest for Champions League glory.