The Ellsworth Eagles came into the Cross Insurance Center decided underdogs, facing the unbeaten John Bapst Crusaders but no one told the Eagles and they shocked the Crusaders beating John Bapst 43-34 on Friday night, January 19, 2018.

John Bapst jumped out to a 10-5 lead in the 1st Quarter. Abbey Legasse had 2 3-pointers for 6 points for the Crusaders and Caleigh Lebel and Lacey Scanlon had 2 points each. For Ellsworth Trinity Montigny had 3 points and Kaitlynn Bagley had 1 point.

In the 2nd Quarter, Ellsworth took the lead with minutes left in the Quarter, outscoring John Bapst 16-5 to take a 21-15 lead at the end of the 1st Half, a lead they would never relinquish! Montigny had 8 points with a 3-pointer, Hannah Sargent had 6 points with a 3-pointer and Bagley added 2 points. For John Bapst, Gracie Phillippon had all of the Crusader's 5 points.

In the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth outscored John Bapst 10-4 to take a 31-19 lead. Kayla Duhaime had 4 points, and Bagley, Montigny and Kylie Robidoux all chipped in with 2 points. Tiana Cyr and Crystal Bell each had 2 points for John Bapst.

In the 4th Quarter, Ellsworth was 8-11 from the free throw line. Bagley had 6 points, going 4-4 from the free throw line. Montigny had 5 points going 3-5 from the free throw line and Sierra Andrews was 1-2 from the free throw line. For John Bapst Crystal Bell had 7 points, Caleigh Lebel had 4 points, and Phillippon and Tia Zephir each had 2 points.

Ellsworth was led by Trinity Montigny with a game high 19 points. Katelynn Bagley had 11 points. The Eagles were 11-19 from the free throw line.

John Bapst was led by Crystal Bell with 9 points while Gracie Phillippon had 7 points. The Crusaders were 4-9 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth, now 7-4 will play host to Orono on Wednesday, January 24th at 7 PM.

John Bapst, now 9-1 will play host to MDI on Saturday, January 20th at 4 PM. The game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device with the pregame starting at 3:45 PM

Line Score

Ellsworth Girls516101243
John Bapst Crusaders Girls10541534


Box Score


4Abby Moon10000000
5Katelynn Bagley133056211
10Samantha Higgins10000000
11Trinity Montigny176146019
12Hannah Sargent12111536
14Samantha Carter10000010
15Autumn Paul10000000
21Sierra Andrews10001201
23Kayla Duhaime12200034
25Kylie Robidoux11100032
30Alicia Kelley10000000
33Sara Shea10000010
34Kaitlin McCullough10000000

John Bapst

4Emiliee Soucie10000000
5Courtney Luttrell10000010
10Gracie Philippon13301457
12Brooke Springer10000000
14Tia Zephyr10002222
20Tiana Cyr11100032
22Sydney Ellis10000030
23Abbey Legasse12020036
24Jayda Smith10000000
30Olivia Harriman10000000
32Caleigh Lebel13300116
33Emily Mock10000000
34Lacey Scanlon11100012
40Crystal Bell14401239
44Adelaide Valley10000000

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