The Ellsworth Football Team played well, but fell to Orono 36-12 on the opening night of the Class D Football Season at Ellsworth High School.Ellsworth's offense took a major step forward, gaining 308 yards, and obtaining 15 first downs in the game and scoring 2 touchdowns.

Devin Wright had 20 carries and 163 yards with 1 TD.Connor Petros had 15 carries and 90 yards with 1 TD. Tyler Hardwich had 4 carries for 25 yards. Javonn Williams had 30 yards passing. Defensively, Austin Smith, Jacob Shorey and Tyler Hardwick each had 6 solo tackles.

Ellsworth plays at Washington Academy next Friday night, September 11th at 7 PM. Washington Academy lost to MCI on September 4th 64-0