The Ellsworth Eagles Boys Basketball Team opened the 2017-18 Season with a 64-47 victory over the Red Riots in Orono on Saturday afternoon, December 9th. Zach Harris led all scorers with 35 points.

Photo Chris Popper

Ellsworth jumped out to a 20-13 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. In the Quarter, Harris had 10 points including 2 3-pointers. Jackson Curtis had 7 points including a 3-pointer and Sam Giffin drained a 3-pointer. For Orono Jonathan Steelman had 7 points with a 3-pointer, Connor Robertson had 4 points and Sam Martin had 2 points.

Ellsworth outscored Orono 15-11 in the 2nd Quarter to take a 35-24 lead at the end of the 1st Half. In the 2nd Quarter Harris had 7 points including a 3-pointe. Bradly Smith and Connor Crawford each had a 3-pointer and Curtis had 2 points for Ellsworth. For Orono, Jonny Spencer had 7 points and Steelman and Robertson each had 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter Ellsworth outscored Orono 17-12 to increase their lead to 52-36. in the Quarter Harris had 10 points, Curtis 5 points with a 3-pointer and Jared Hamilton had 2 points. For Orono Sam Martin had 7 points, Connor Robertson had 4 points and Spencer 1 point.

In the 4th Quarter for Ellsworth Harris chipped in 8 more points, and Hamilton and Curtis each had 2 points. For Orono Martin had 5 points, Zach Dill had 5 points including a 3-pointer  and Spencer had 1 point.

Ellsworth was led by Zach Harris with a game high 35 points including 3 3-pointers. Jackson Curtis had 16 points with 2 3-pointers. Bradly Smith, Sam Giffin and Connor Crawford all had a 3-pointer. Ellsworth hit 8 3-pointers and were 8-9 from the free throw line.

Orono was led by Sam Martin with 14 points, Connor Robertson had 10 points and Jonathan Steelman and Jonny Spencer each had 9 points. Steelman, Spencer and Zach Dill each had a 3-pointer for Orono. The Red Riots were 10-21 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth 1-0 plays host to Old Town on Tuesday, December 12th at 7PM..

Orono 0-1 plays host to Winslow on Saturday December 16th at 7PM.

Line Score

1 2 3 4 T
Ellsworth Boys 20 15 17 12 64
Orono Boys 13 11 12 11 47

 

Box Score

Ellsworth

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
3 Devin Grindle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Bradly Smith 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
5 Dylan Taplin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Zach Harris 1 12 9 3 8 9 1 35
12 Sam Giffin 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
15 Andrew McCullough 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
20 Darby Barry 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Jared Hamilton 1 2 2 0 0 0 4 4
22 Javon Williams 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
23 Connor Crawford 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
32 Jackson Curtis 1 7 5 2 0 0 3 16
33 Damian Carter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 24 16 8 8 9 14 64

Orono

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
0 Sam Martin 1 6 6 0 2 4 1 14
10 Nate DeSisto 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
12 Jonathan Steelman 1 3 2 1 2 3 1 9
14 Jonny Spencer 1 2 1 1 4 6 2 9
20 Evan Kenefic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Chance Walton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Jayden Dana 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Connor Robertson 1 5 5 0 0 4 2 10
34 Ryan Shorette 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Jason Desisto 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 Zack Dill 1 1 0 1 2 4 0 5
TOTALS 1 17 14 3 10 21 8 47