The Ellsworth Eagles Boys Basketball Team beat the John Bapst Crusaders 73-57 in Ellsworth on Friday, January 18th. Darby Barry drained 7 3's for Ellsworth, including 4 3's in the final quarter.

Ellsworth jumped out to a 18-17 lead in the 1st Quarter. Barry had 2 3's for 6 points, "Birthday Boy" Hunter Curtis had 4 points, Connor Crawford had a 3-pointer, Jackson Curtis 3 points and Devin Grindle 2 points for the Eagles. For John Bapst Jagger Cumming had 6 points with a 3-pointer, Rhett McDonald had 4 points, Nick Marvin a 3-pointer and Ethan Newcomb and Alec Gagnon 2 points each.

Ellsworth outscored John Bapst 21-13 in the 2nd Quarter to take a 39-30 lead at the end of the 1st Half. For Ellsworth Jackson Curtis had 10 points, Norman Jodrey 6 points, Barry another 3-pointer and Grindle 2 points. For the Crusaders Sam Peterson had 7 points with a 3-pointer and McDonald, Cummings and Marvin had 2 points each.

Ellsworth increased their lead to 16 points at the end of the 3rd Quarter, 56-40, outscoring the Crusaders 17-10. Jackson Curtis had 8 points, Grindle a 3-pointer and Hunter Curtis, Jodrey and Barry had 2 points each.For John Bapst Peterson had 4 points, and Gagnon, McDonald and Newcomb 2 points each.

Ellsworth was led by Darby Barry with 23 points and Jackson Curtis had 21 points. Devin Grindle had 9 points. In addition to Barry's 7 3's, Connor Crawford and Devin Grindle each had a 3-pointer. Ellsworth was 8-12 from the free throw line

John Bapst had 3 players in double figures, with Rhett McDonald having 16 points, Jagger Cummings had 11 points with 2 3's. Sam Peterson had 11 points with a 3-pointeer. Alec Gagnon and Nick Marvin each had a 3-pointer. The Crusaders were 5-8 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 9-4 and off until next Friday, January 25th when they will play at Presque Isle at 7:30PM.

John Bapst is 3-10 and plays next at Foxcroft Academy on Saturday, January 26th at 7PM.

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos.

Line Score

John Bapst  Boys1713101757
Ellsworth Boys1821171773

Box Score

John Bapst

0Max Chadwick10000000
10Alec Gagnon17211223
12Noah Dube10000000
14Rhett McDonald116660441
20Sam Ellis10000000
22Sam Peterson111541002
24Jagger Cummings111422112
30Nick Marvin15211002
32Cayman Zephir10000000
42Jaedan Sockebeson10000000
44Ethan Newcomb17330142
50Devlin Crowley10000000
52Quinn Mitchell10000000
54Luke Norman10000000


3Devin Grindle19431003
4Connor Crawford13101002
10Hunter Curtis18440020
11Brett Bragdon10000000
12Colin Lacasse10000000
14Norman Jodrey18440002
15Noah Neleski10000000
20Darby Barry123707220
23Austin Harris10000001
32Jackson Curtis121880561
33Malcolm Svec11000120
34Deyan Rich10000003

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