The Ellsworth Eagles trailed by 10 points at the end of the 1st Quarter and trailed most of the game, taking the lead with just a couple of minutes left and held on to stun the Washington Academy Raiders 62-58 at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth on Thursday, January 18th.

EHS=WA Boys Basketball January 18, 2018 Photo Chris Popper

The Raiders jumped out to a 25-15 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter as Jim Lin had 12 points with 3 3-pointers. Milan Filipovich had 7 points and Kyle Case, Banden Allard and David Agyemang all had 2 points. For Ellsworth Jackson Curtis had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Bradly Smith and Sam Giffin each had a 3-pointer and Zach Harris and Jared Hamilton each had 2 points.

EHS=WA Boys Basketball January 18, 2018 Photo Chris Popper

After both teams combined for 40 points in the 1st Quarter the teams scored only 8 points in the first 4 minutes of the 2nd Quarter. Ellsworth outscored Washington Academy 10-4 to cut WA's lead to 4 points, 29-25. Devin Grindle coming off the bench had 6 points for Ellsworth, and Jared Hamilton and Javon Williams each had  2 points for Ellsworth. For the Raiders Ageymang and Filipovich each had 2 points.

Washington Academy increased their lead to 6 points at the end of the 3rd Quarter 43-37. Lin, Case, and Filipovich each had 4 points for the Raiders and Ageymang had 2 points. For Ellsworth Zach Harris had  points with a 3-pointer, Connor Crawford had a 3-pointer, and Grindle and Hamilton had 2 points each.

In the 4rth Quarter Ellsworth made their free throws count, going 9-11 from the line. Curtis had 9 points with a 3-pointer and 6-6 from the free throw line. Darby Barry had 8 points, draining 2 3-pointers and going 2-3 from the free throw line. Zach Harris had 6 points, with a 3-pointer and going 1-2 from the free throw line. Jared Hamilton also chipped in 2 points. For Washington Academy Case had 11 points with 2 3-pointers, and Nevin Rhodes and Filipovich had 2 points each.

Ellsworth was led by Jackson Curtis with 14 points and Zach Harris had 13 points. Devin Grindle, Darby Berry and Jared Hamilton each had 8 points. The Eagles were 11-16 from the free throw line.

Washington Academy was led by Kyle Case with 17 points, Jim Lin had 16 points and Milan Filipovich had 15 points. The Raiders were 3-8 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 6-5 and will play at the Cross Insurance Center on Saturday, January 20th with a  1PM tip-off with the pregame starting at 12:45 on AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device 

Washington Academy now 8-5 plays host to Narraguagus on Monday, January 22nd at 7 PM.

Line Score

1 2 3 4 T
Washington Academy  Boys 25 4 14 15 58
Ellsworth Boys 15 10 12 25 62

 

Box Score

Washington Academy

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Ching Jim Lin 1 6 3 3 1 2 3 16
12 Ryan Easton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Micah Vose 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Kyle Case 1 7 5 2 1 2 2 17
23 Nevin Rhodes 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 2
25 Donald Soctomah 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Tihomir Babic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Nathan Lund 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Joe Bragg 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 Brandon Allard 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 2
40 Daniel Agyemang 1 3 3 0 0 1 4 6
42 Jeff Graham 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Milan Filipovich 1 7 7 0 1 1 4 15
50 Marek Veal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 25 20 5 3 8 17 58

Ellsworth

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
3 Devin Grindle 1 3 3 0 2 2 2 8
4 Bradly Smith 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 3
5 Dylan Taplin 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
10 Zach Harris 1 5 3 2 1 2 0 13
11 Austin Harris 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
12 Sam Giffin 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
15 Andrew McCullough 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Darby Barry 1 2 0 2 2 3 0 8
21 Jared Hamilton 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 8
22 Javon Williams 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 2
23 Connor Crawford 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
32 Jackson Curtis 1 3 1 2 6 8 1 14
33 Norman Jodrey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 21 12 9 11 16 12 62