IWA succumbs to three-pointers

Published 12:31 pm Wednesday, February 6, 2013

EXMORE—Isle of Wight Academy succumbed to nine, 3-pointers from Broadwater Academy Tuesday, falling 83-52 in a Metropolitan Athletic Conference match-up.

Broadwater’s Michael Riopel hit five, 3-pointers. Teammate Brendon Burrows added two and Matthew McCaskill and Frank Long each had one.

The Chargers trailed 19-17 after the first quarter, but the assault began shortly thereafter. Riopel had nine points in that period and six other Vikings scored as well.

By halftime, the Chargers trailed 45-31.

Then Burrows scored 13 points in the third quarter, all but five of his total points.

IWA was 5-for-11 from the foul line, while Broadwater was 10-for-14.

Nathan Sivertson led IWA with 23 points and 13 rebounds.

Broadwater improved to 14-4 and 10-2 in the MAC, while Isle of Wight fell to 17-6 and 8-5.