The Ellsworth Girl's Basketball Team are off to the best start in recent memory, as they are now 5-0 after defeating Hermon 51-43 at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth on Tuesday, December 22nd.

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Ellsworth jumped out to a 17-15 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Callie Hammer had 5 points including a 3-pointer and Hannah Sargent had 5 points for Ellsworth.  For Hermon, Bryanne Crouse had 4 points, Emi Higgins had 4 points and Sierra Snow had a 3-pointer.

Ellsworth led 34-30 at the end of the 1st Half. In the 2nd Quarter Madison Card had 7 points including a 3-pointer, Kate Whitney had 5 points including a 3-pointer and Hannah Sargent had a 3-pointer for the Eagles. Alex Allain had 8 points including 2 3-pointers and Maddie Pullen had 5 points including a 3-pointer for Hermon.

In the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth outscored Hermon 9-7 to take a 43-37 lead. Whitney had a 3-pointer for Ellsworth, while Card and Sargent each had 3 points for the Eagles. For Hermon, Snow had her 2nd 3-pointe of the night.

In the 4th Quarter, Ellsworth pulled away, to take the game 51-43. Caitlin Bead had 3 points and Card had 3 points for Ellsworth while Olivia Colby had 2 points. For Hermon, Crouse and Caitlyn Tracy each had 3 points.

Ellsworth was led by Madison Card, with a game high 15 points, while Kate Whitney had 12 points and Hannah Sargent had 11 points. Ellsworth was 10-19 from the free throw line.

Hermon was led by Alex Allain with 9 points, while Caitlyn Tracy had 8 points and Byanne Crouse and Emi Higgins each had 7 points. Hermon was 12-21 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 5-0 and the Eagles are off until December 29th, when they will travel to Aroostook County to play Caribou on the 29th and then Presque Isle on December 30th.

Hermon is now 2-4 and are off until December 30th, when they will play host to Houlton.

Line Score

    1      2   3   4     T
Hermon Hawks Girls 15 15 7 6 43
Ellsworth Girls 17 17 9 8 51

Box Score

Hermon

# Name FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
3 Alex Allain 3 1 2 1 2 3 9
4 Brianna Saulter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Gabby Chasse 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Allessa Oakes 0 0 0 1 4 1 1
14 Bryanne Crouse 2 2 0 6 9 2 10
15 Emi Higgins 3 3 0 1 2 2 7
20 Chloe Raymond 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Aleah Dean 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Caitlyn Tracy 2 2 0 1 2 3 5
24 Sierra Snow 2 0 2 0 0 1 6
30 Lauren Plissey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Maddie Pullen 1 0 1 2 2 1 5
TEAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 13 8 5 12 21 13 43

Ellsworth

# Name FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
4 Caitlin Bean 1 1 0 2 4 1 4
5 Katelynn Bagley 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
10 Olivia Colby 1 1 0 0 0 2 2
11 Maddie Card 5 4 1 4 7 4 15
12 Hannah Sargent 4 3 1 2 3 1 11
14 Kacie Omlor 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
15 Nicole Higgins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Breann Cummings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Sammy Mason 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Callie Hammer 2 1 1 0 0 5 5
33 Kate Whitney 4 2 2 2 5 2 12
TEAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 18 13 5 10 19 17 51