Epps scores 13 in IWA win

Published 10:33 am Monday, January 30, 2012

ISLE OF WIGHT—Isle of Wight Academy got 13 points from senior guard Ben Epps to beat Stonebridge 47-32 Friday night at home.

Holding a six-point edge after three quarters, IWA maintained its lead with 10-for-13 foul shooting in the fourth quarter. Epps was 4-for-4 from the line in that frame and did not miss on seven attempts on the night.

The Chargers were 20-for-29 for the night from the charity stripe and made 10 of 12 attempts in the final 2:10 of the game.They shot 69 percent from the line on the night; 13 percentage points higher than their season average of 56 percent going into the game with Stonebridge.

Junior center Nathan Sivertson added five hard-earned points and 13 rebounds against a stingy Stonebridge zone defense.

Alec Ferley led the Cavaliers with 14 points. Teammate Kyle Akins was their leading rebounder with 11.

Isle of Wight improved to 14-4 and 9-2 in the Metro Athletic Conference and will travel to Atlantic Shores for a 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, game.

Stonebridge fell to 6-11 overall and 3-7 in the conference.