The Ellsworth Eagles used a 3-pointer at the buzzer at the Half, from three quarters of the length of the court by Hunter Curtis and a strong 3rd Quarter, to run past the Hermon Hawks 54-37 at Katsiaficas Gymnasiym in Ellsworth on Tuesday, February 9th.

Hermon took a 11-7 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Brady Reed and Wyatt Gogan each had 4 points for Hermon while Eli Reed had a 3-pointer. For Ellsworth Chance Mercier had 5 points with a 3-pointer and Hunter Curtis had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter Ellsworth outscored Hermon 14-5, to take a 21-16 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Michael Palmer had 4 points for Ellsworth. Chance Mercier and Hunter Curtis each had a 3-pointer and Brett Bragdon and Kaleb Connors each had 2 points. For Hermon, Eli Reed had 3 points and Brady Reed had 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter Elsworth increased their lead, outscoring Hermon 23-9 to lead 44-25 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Chance Mercier had 9 points, including 6 points from steals and lay-ups. Hunter Curtis had 7 points, Michael Palmer had a 3-pointer and Miles Palmer and Eamon MacDonald each had 2 points. For Hermon, Eli Reed had 7 points with a 3-pointer and Jaykob Dow had 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Eli Reed had 5 points to pace the Hawks, including a 3-pointer. Jaeden Henderson had a 3-pointer and Wyatt Gogan and Dow each had a bucket. For the Eagles, Hunter Curtis had 4 points, Michael Palmer had 3 points and Chance Mercier had 2 points.

Ellsworth was led by Chance Mercier with a game high 19 points. Hunter Curtis had 16 points and Michael Palmer had 11 points. The Eagles were 6-10 from the free throw line.

Hermon was led by Eli Reed with 18 points. The Hawks were 3-9 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth will play at MDI on Thursday, February 11th at 7 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device. That game will also be live-streamed on the MDI High School NFHS Channel (subscription required)

Line Score

Hermon Hawks Boys11591237
EHS Boys714231054

Box Score


4Johnny Kokoska10000000
10Xavier Jelks10000001
14Brady Reed16330003
22Jaeden Henderson13101001
23Wyatt Gogan16330022
24Clark Pelletier10000002
32Ethan Hallett10000020
33Trey Brown10000000
34Noah Miles10000000
44Eli Reed118633343
50Jaykob Dow14220012


3Chance Mercier119862131
4Miles Palmer12110002
10Hunter Curtis116651330
11Brett Bragdon12110001
12Gage Hardy10000000
14Brody Mercier10000004
15Eamon MacDonald12110001
20Peter Keblinsky10000000
21Brady Kenny10000000
22Michael Palmer111431240
23Kaleb Connors12110002
30Michael Harris10000001

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