Ellsworth Girls 52 Central 39 [Box Score]
The Ellsworth Lady Eagles improved to 2-0 on the season, with a 52-39 victory over Central High School on Tuesday, December 8th in Ellsworth.
Ellsworth trailed 14-11 at the end of the 1st Quarter despite getting 9 points from Caitlyn Bean. Central was paced by Sydney Allen who had 8 points including 2 3-pointers.
Ellsworth finally took the lead 19-18 with 5:13 remaining in the 2nd Quarter, but it was short-lived, as Central managed to tie the score at the half 24-24. In the 2nd Quarter, Madison Card had 6 points for Ellsworth, including a 3-pointer. Olivia Colby had 4 points for the Eagles. For Central, Libby Cook had 4 points in the Quarter, while Kaylee Townsend had 3 points, as did Sydney Allen.
Ellsworth outscored Central 13-9 in the 3rd Quarter to take a 37-33 lead, and never looked back. Hannah Sargent, Kacie Omlor and Kate Whitney all had 3 points for the Eagles, with Whitney's coming on a straight on deep 3-pointer. For Central Libby Cook had 4 points in the Quarter while Allen hit her 3rd 3-pointer of the game.
In the final Quarter, Ellsworth went 7-8 from the free throw line. Card, Breann Cummings and Whitney all had 4 points for Ellsworth.
Ellsworth was paced by Caitlyn Bean with 14 points, while Madison Card had 12 points and Kate Whitney 8 points. Ellsworth was 14-21 from the free throw line in the game.
Central's high scorers were Sydney Allen with 14 points while Libby Cook had 13. Central was 6-11 from the free throw line.
Ellsworth, now 2-0 is off until Tuesday, December 15th when they will play at Old Town at 7 PM in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA and WDEA Internet Radio.
Central, now 1-1 plays host to Houlton on Saturday, December 12th at 5:30 PM.