Alex Capitano made sure Episcopal Academy’s losing streak came to an end.
Capitano poured in 40 points to help the Churchmen snap a six-game slide with an 87-73 victory over Western Reserve in the seventh-place game at the Mercer Invitational at the Hill School.
Capitano hit six 3-pointers and was 6-for-7 from the free throw line. Sam Malloy added 16 points and Matt McCarthy chipped in with 11 for EA.
In other nonleague action:
Shipley 61, Haverford School 56 >> The Gators shot 9-for-10 from the free throw line and outscored the Fords, 25-20 in the fourth quarter.
Christian Clover poured in 15 of his game-high 26 points in the fourth to try to keep the Fords in the game. Tyler Seward contributed 12 points.