Nathan Sivertson had 23 points and 17 rebounds Tuesday night as host Isle of Wight Academy outlasted Greenbrier Christian for a 52-47 win in the first round of the Virginia Independent Schools Division III tournament.
Austin Rogers hit two free throws with 5 seconds left to seal the win for IWA, which went on a 10-0 fourth-quarter run to overcome a four-point deficit. The seventh-seeded Chargers will play at No. 2 seed Amelia Academy in a quarterfinal Wednesday. ...
Tidewater Academy's season ended with a four-overtime, 73-70 loss at Broadwater Academy in the first round of the VIS Division III tournament.
Free throws after a technical foul on the Tidewater coach helped enable the Vikings to gain the triumph.
Hunter Haywood scored 20 points, Elante Drew 15 and Marquel Saunders 13 for the Warriors (18-10). Brendon Burrows netted a game-high 30 for Broadwater, while Michael Riopel added 22.
Division II boys:
Ninth-seeded Hampton Roads Academy lost 52-37 at No. 8 Fredericksburg Christian, which capitalized on DeLante Victory's 20 points, 10-for-11 free-throw shooting and eight rebounds.
Division II girls:
Harper Birdsong had 14 points and 10 assists as host Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, the No. 5 seed, beat No. 12 Isle of Wight Academy 53-25 in the VIS Division II first round.
Taylor Pruitt scored 11 points to help No. 6 Tidewater Academy beat No. 11 Southampton Academy 30-23.
The Warriors (20-8), who hit 10 of 12 free throws in a relatively slow-tempo game, earned the right to play at No. 3 Roanoke Catholic on Wednesday.