The Ellsworth Girl's Basketball Team remained perfect on the season, defeating the Old Town Coyotes 42-34 at Mackenzie Gymnasium in Old Town, but it wasn't without a few tense minutes, especially in the 4th Quarter.

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Ellsworth jumped out to a 13-8 lead in the 1st Quarter. Madison Card had 6 points for Ellsworth, while Kate Whitney had 3 points. For Old Town, Abby Sharp had 6 points.

It was 23-19 at the end of the 1st Half, with Ellsworth holding a 4 point lead. Whitney had 5 points including a 3-pointer for Ellsworth, while Katelynn Bagley had a 3-pointer as well. Mikayla Richards drained 2 3-pointers for Old Town, while Sharp was 4-4 from the free throw line.

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In the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth went on a 9-0 run, after Old Town had tied the score 23-23 with 7:13 remaining in the 3rd Quarter. Hannah Sargent knocked in a 3-pointer for Ellsworth, then Callie Hammer scored, and Maddie Card knocked in 2 baskets. At the end of the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth was up by 7 points, 32-25.

In the 4th Quarter, Old Town outscored Ellsworth 9-3 to start the Quarter, and Ellsworth's lead was 35-34 with 3:41 remaining in the game as Mikayla Richards and Brooke Mishou drained back to back 3-pointers for Old Town. But then Bagley scored, and Card scored, and Ellsworth hit a few free throws while clamping down on Old Town's offense, to come away with the 42-34 victory.

Ellsworth was led by Madison Card with 18 points, while Kate Whitney had 9 points. The Eagles were 7-20 from the free throw line.

Old Town was led by Abby Sharp with 12 points, while Mikayla Richards had 9 points, all coming via the 3-pointer. Old Town was 10-17 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth, now 3-0 plays up in Lincoln against Mattanawcook Academy on Friday, December 18th at 7 PM.

Old Town, now 0-4 travels to play Caribou on Saturday, December 19th at 2 PM.

Line Score

   1      2   3      4     T
Ellsworth Girls 13 10 9 10 42
Old Town Girls 8 11 6 9 34

Box Score

Ellsworth

# Name FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
4 Caitlin Bean 1 1 0 1 2 5 3
5 Katelynn Bagley 3 2 1 0 2 2 7
10 Olivia Colby 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Maddie Card 7 7 0 4 8 3 18
12 Hannah Sargent 1 0 1 0 3 1 3
14 Kacie Omlor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Nicole Higgins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Sammy Mason 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Callie Hammer 1 1 0 0 1 4 2
30 Breann Cummings 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
33 Kate Whitney 3 2 1 2 3 3 9
TEAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 16 13 3 7 20 18 42

Old Town

# Name FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
2 Jasmine Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Mackenzie Folsolm 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
10 Mikayla Richards 3 0 3 0 2 3 9
12 Natalie St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
14 Brooke Mishou 1 0 1 0 0 5 3
20 Kayla Hayward 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Corinne Saucier 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
24 Cassidy Holmes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Olivia Albert 2 2 0 2 2 3 6
32 Caitlyn King 1 1 0 2 4 2 4
44 Abby Sharp 3 3 0 6 9 1 12
TEAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 10 6 4 10 17 19 34