The EP Panthers spent a lot of time at the free-throw line on Tuesday night at Manlius converting 20 of 29 attempts in a 49-41 when over the Storm.
EP got out to 11-6 lead after the first quarter but the Storm rallied back to make it a one-point Panther halftime advantage. Junior Jeremiah Kochevar scored all five points for EP in the second quarter and would end the night with12 points.
The Panthers big men, Noah Wiseley and Michael Collins, came to life in the third quarter scoring eight and seven points respectively. The Panthers rebuilt their lead to 33-26 after three quarters.
The Panthers shot an unimaginable 20 free throws in the fourth quarter converting 12 and were able to maintain their advantage through the end of the game doubling its offensive output in the second half.
EP had three players in double figures with Noah Wiseley leading the scoring with 13 and Collins adding 12.
BV was red hot from the line knocking down 12 of 14 in the loss with Elijah Endress leading the scoring with 15 including three 3-balls.
EP will travel to Orion on December 9th for their next contest with the F/S team hosting the Warkins Classic starting this Saturday.
EP stands at 2-3 on the season.