The Ellsworth Eagle defeated the Foxcroft Academy Ponies 61-48 Monday night, February 5th in Dover-Foxcroft.

The Eagles jumped out to a 12- points, 8 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Dylan Taplin and Jackson Curtis each had 5 points with a 3-pointer and Zach Harris 2 points for the Eagles. For the Ponies Jeremy Richard at all of Foxcroft Academy's 8 points.

The score was tied 12-12 when Ellsworth went on a 12 point run, hitting 4 3-pointers to take a 27-17 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Zach Harris had 2 3-pointers for 6 points, Bradly Smith and Darby Barry each buried a 3-pointer and Curtis had 3 points. For Foxcroft Academy Richard had 7 points, ending the 1st Half with 15 of the Ponies' 17 points. Hyatt Smith and Lucas Ames were each 1-2 from the free throw line.

In the 3rd Quarter Ellsworth outscored Foxcroft Academy 20-9 to lead 47-28 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Taplin had 7 points with a 3-pointer, Harris had 5 points, Curtis 4 points and Andrew McCullough and Jared Hamilton each had 2 points. For Foxcroft Academy Richard had 4 more points, Matt Spooner had a 3-pointer and Smith and Logan Martin had 2 points each.

In the 4th Quarter Harris had 4 points for Ellsworth, Javon Williams had 3 points, Smith had his 2nd 3-pointer, and Devin Grindle had 2 points.Norman Jodrey had his 1st Varsity Assist for the Eagles. For the Ponies, Martin had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Richard 4 points, Ames and Ryan Laffin each had a 3-pointer and Cameron Marsh and Josh Reed had 2 points each. Michael Niles was 1-2 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth was led by Zach Harris with 17 points. Jackson Curtis had 14 points and Dylan Taplin 12 points. The Eagles were 7-14 from the free throw line.

Foxcroft Academy was led by Jeremy Richard with a game high 23 points. the Ponies were 12-15 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth, now 11-6 has one game remaining, Thursday in Bar Harbor against the MDI Trojans. The tip-off is at 7 PM with the pregame at 6:30 PM. You can hear the game on  AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

Foxcroft Academy, now 7-10 has one game remaining, Tuesday night at home against the Orono Red Riots at 7PM. Foxcroft Academy needs to win that game to secure a playin game on Wednesday, February 14th

Line Score

Ellsworth Boys1215201461
Foxcroft Academy Ponies Boys87132048


Box Score


3Devin Grindle11100212
4Bradly Smith12020026
5Dylan Taplin153200212
10Zach Harris164234217
11Austin Harris10000000
12Sam Giffin10000000
15Andrew McCullough11100012
20Darby Barry11010003
21Jared Hamilton11100022
22Javon Williams11101213
23Connor Crawford10000020
32Jackson Curtis154136014
33Norman Jodrey10000000

Foxcroft Academy

3Jeremy Richard177099323
5Caleb Crocker10000000
10Cameron Marsh11100002
11Josh Reed11100032
12Sam Harmon-Weeks10000000
14Matthew Spooner11010003
15Michael Niles10001201
23Hyatt Smith11101233
24Drew Dankert10000000
31Logan Martin13210037
33Lucas Ames11011214
34Jed Dean10000000
40Luke Stedman10000000
44Ryan Laffin11010003

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