The Ellsworth Eagles Boy's Basketball Team opened up their defense of the Class B North Boy's Basketball Title with a 80-41 victory over the Foxcroft Academy Ponies at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth on Saturday, December 10th.

Even though the margin of victory was 39 points, the score was tied 13-13 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 29-29 at the end of the 1st Half. Ellsworth's offense and defense cranked up in the 3rd Quarter, as they outscored the Ponies 24-10 to take a 53-39 lead. In the 4th Quarter, Ellsworth's defense limited Foxcroft Academy to just 2 points, for the 80-41 victory.

Ellsworth was led by Zach Harris with a game high 24 points. Bryce Harmon had 17 points and Jared Hamilton had 10 points. The Eagles were 23-31 from the free throw line and drained 9 3-pointers, 3 each by Harmon and Harris, and 1 by Dylan Taplin, Devin Grindle and Jackson Curtis. Troy Folmer, Damian Carter, Devin Grindle, Jackson Curtis and Connor Crawford all scored their first Varsity points for the Eagles!

Foxcroft Academy was led by Drew Dankert and Max Santagata each of whom had 10 points. The Ponies were 10-24 from the free throw line. They sank 3 3-pointers, all by Drew Dankert. Nick Clawson, Jeremy Richard, and Nick Dyer all fouled out for Foxcroft Academy

Ellsworth, 1-0 plays at Central on Wednesday, December 14th and then plays host to the defending Class C State Champions, the GSA Eagles on Friday, December 16th at 7 PM, in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 and WDEA Internet Radio.

Foxcroft Academy, 0-1 plays at the Cross Insurance Center on Wednesday, December 14th against the John Bapst Crusaders at 7 PM.

Line Score

1 2 3 4 T
Foxcroft Academy Boys 13 16 10 2 41
Ellsworth Boys 13 16 24 27 80

 

Box Score

Foxcroft Academy

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
1 Nick Clawson 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2 Phillip Pleninger 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Jeremy Richard 1 2 2 0 2 2 5 6
4 Hyatt Smith 1 1 1 0 3 6 1 5
11 Joshua Reed 1 1 1 0 2 2 3 4
13 Michaelb Niles 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
21 Matthew Spooner 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Nick Dyer 1 3 3 0 0 6 5 6
24 Drew Dankert 1 3 0 3 1 4 0 10
30 Cameron Marsh 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
35 Riley Richard 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
41 Max Santagata 1 4 4 0 2 2 2 10
43 Ryan Laffin 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 1 14 11 3 10 24 26 41

Ellsworth

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
3 Devin Grindle 1 1 0 1 2 4 0 5
4 Bradly Smith 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
5 Dylan Taplin 1 2 1 1 2 4 1 7
10 Zach Harris 1 7 4 3 7 8 2 24
11 Trent Mahon 1 0 0 0 4 4 3 4
12 Sam Giffin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Bryce Harmon 1 6 3 3 2 3 4 17
20 Troy Folmer 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 2
21 Jared Hamilton 1 4 4 0 2 2 2 10
23 Connor Crawford 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
32 Jackson Curtis 1 3 2 1 1 2 2 8
33 Damian Carter 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 1
44 Andrew McCullough 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 1 24 15 9 23 31 20 80