Ellsworth Boys 67 Houlton 40 [BOX SCORE]
The Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team improved to 7-3 on the season with a 67-40 victory against the Houlton Shiretowners in Houlton on Saturday afternoon January 8th.
Ellsworth jumped out to a 12-2 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Alex Braley and Zach Harris had 3-pointers for Ellsworth and Bryce Harmon, Bruce St. Peter and Cooper Henderson each having 2 points for the Eagles. Cameron Cleary had Houlton's 2 points.
In the 2nd Quarter Houlton came out scoring, and brought the score to within 3 points, but Ellsworth increased the lead to 30-17 at the Half. For Ellsworth Nick Bagley had 2 3-pointers, Henderson had 4 points, and Charlie Libbey had a 3-pointer. For Houlton Clearly had 4 points, Garrett Ring had 4 points, and Nick Perfitt had a 3-pointer.
In the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth increased their lead, and at the end of the 3rd Quarter it was 45-29. Kyle Golding had 6 points for Ellsworth including a 3-pointer and Harmon had 6 points for the Eagles. Cleary had 4 points for Houlton, Perfitt had another 3-pointer, and Ring had 3 points.
In the 4th Quarter, Ellsworth outscored Houlton 22-11. Harris had 2 3-pointers for Ellsworth, Golding and Libbey had 3-pointers, and St. Peter and Jared Brown had 4 points for Ellsworth. Nick Brown had 4 points and Cameron Graham had 3 points each for Houlton.
Ellsworth was led by Bruce St. Peter with 12 points, Bryce Harmon had 10 points and Kyle Golding and Zach Harris had 9 points each. Elllsworth drained 10 3-pointers and the Eagles were 3-3 from the free throw line.
Houlton was led by Cameron Cleary with 10 points and Garrett Rice had 7 points. Houlton was 12-18 from the free throw line.
Ellsworth now 7-3 is off until next Saturday, January 16th when they will play host to Old Town.
Houlton is 1-10 and plays at Calais on Wednesday, January 13th.