Isle of Wight Academy beats Stonebridge

Published 11:14 pm Friday, February 7, 2014

Isle of Wight Academy on Thursday won its second straight game, claiming a 56-47 win over Stonebridge School.

Junior Adam Webb had a career-high 14 points, along with five rebounds and four blocks. Teammate Bryce Casey added 14 points, along with 15 boards; Senior Josh Darden had 10 points and 9 rebounds. The Chargers also took the overall rebounding battle, 46-40.

Tied with Stonebridge at 27 at intermission, IWA outscored the Cavaliers 21-11 to open the second half, led by Webb’s three field goals during the third quarter. During a key one-minute stretch, IWA ran off 6 straight points, starting with a six-footer by Webb that gave the Chargers a 31-30 lead with 6:25 left in the third. Webb scored again, as did Casey, as IWA expanded its lead to 35-30 lead with 5:25 left in the quarter.

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Stonebridge’s Chigozie Igbonagwam led his team with 16 points, including three three-pointers.

IWA strung together two wins in a row for the second time this season. The Chargers were set to play Broadwater at home on Friday.