The Ellsworth Eagle's season came to an end on Wednesday, February 19th in the Eastern Maine Class B Semifinals, as the #10 Eagles fell to the #6 Old Town Coyotes 53-50.

Old Town jumped out to a 12-6 1st Quarter lead, as Nick Cowan had 5 points, and Adam Richardson 4 points. Old Town was 6-9 from the free throw line in the 1st Quarter. Ellsworth had 4 points from Nick Bagley on a 3-pointer, but were outrebounded by Old Town, especially on the offensive glass, as Old Town limited Ellsworth to one shot.

Old Town led 24-17 at the half, and for more of the 2nd Quarter were up by double digits. Mitchell Cole had 5 points for Old Town, and Old Town went 2-5 from the free throw line. Ellsworth received 4 points from Griffen Nightingale, and Bruce St. Peter and Bagley had another 3-pointer.

After three quarters, Old Town was up 39-31. Old Town's Mitchell Cole had 7 points including a 3-pointer at the buzzer. Eric Hoogterp had 5 points including a 3 pointer. Steven Mahon had 6 points for Ellsworth, and the Eagles received 3-pointers from Mitchell Domagala and Kyle Golding.

In the 4th Quarter, Ellsworth's Steven Mahon took over offensively, scoring 11 points including a 3 pointer, and Bagley knocked in his third 3-pointer. It was 51-50 with 3.7 seconds remaining and Ellsworth fouled Garvey Melmed who sank both his free throws, and with 3.0 seconds left, Ellsworth's long 3-pointer fell short, and Old Town came away with the victory.

Ellsworth was led by Steven Mahon with a game high 18 points. Nick Bagley had 11 points. Old Town was led by Eric Hoogterp, Nick Cousins and Mitchell Cole, all with 13 points. Ellsworth went 6-11 from the free throw line, while Old Town went 18-30.

Old Town will now play the winner of the Caribou-Hermon semifinal on Saturday, February 22nd.

Photos by Anna Travers

Old Town's #22 Eric Hoogterp gets by Ellsworth's #23 Steven Mahon (2/19/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Ellsworth's #22 Nick Bagley battles an Old Town player for the ball (2/19/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Ellsworth's #30 Bruce St. Peter battles Old Town's #22 Eric Hoogterp for the rebound (2/19/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
A Old Town player is held by an Ellsworth player (2/19/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Ellsworth's #4 Griffin Nightingale shoots over Old Town's #42 Adam Richardson as #30 Bruce St. Peter looks on (2/19/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Old Town's #42 Adam Richardson and #22 Eric Hoogterp battle Ellsworth's #30 Bruce St. Peter and Griffin Nightingale for a rebound (2/19/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Old Town's Head Coach Brian McDormand (2/19/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Ellsworth's #30 Bruce St. Peter goes up for a shot while Old Town's #14 Garvey Melmed defends (2/19/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Old Town's #40 Mitchell Cole pulls down a rebound (2/19/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Ellsworth's #23 Steven Mahon splits the Old Town defens #40 Mitchell Cole and #44 Scott Smart (2/19/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Old Town's #40 Mitchell Cole shoots over Ellsworth's #3 Alex Braley (2/19/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)

Box Score

 

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2

3

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Ellsworth Boys

6

11

14

19

50

Old Town Coyotes Boys

12

12

15

14

53

Ellsworth

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
3 Alex Braley 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
4 Griffin Nightingale 1 2 2 0 0 0 4 4
11 Steven Grant 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Mitchell Domagala 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 5
15 Bryce Harmon 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
20 Connor Maguire 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Dillon Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Nick Bagley 1 4 1 3 0 0 2 11
23 Steven Mahon 1 7 6 1 3 7 2 18
30 Bruce St.Peter 1 2 2 0 3 4 1 7
32 Kyle Golding 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 5
33 Derek Look 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
34 Cooper Henderson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 19 13 6 6 11 15 50

Old Town

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
4 Brian Dunn 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Drew Coulombe 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Kaleb Gifford 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Garvey Melmed 1 1 1 0 4 6 0 6
20 Tyler Gifford 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 2
22 Eric Hoogterp 1 4 2 2 3 10 1 13
24 Nick Cowan 1 4 4 0 5 6 2 13
30 Zac Libby 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Andre Miller 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Mitchell Cole 1 5 4 1 2 2 2 13
42 Adam Richardson 1 2 2 0 2 4 3 6
44 Scott Smart 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 Zach Bartlett 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 16 13 3 18 30 8 53