The Ellsworth Eagles Girls Basketball Team suffered a frustrating loss to the Orono Red Riots on Wednesday, January 24th falling 48-44 after being up 10-2 at the end of the 1st Quarter.

The Eagles led 10-2 at the end of the 1st Quarter, and 21-16 at the end of the 1st Half. Orono took the lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter 33-29 and then the Red Riots made their free throws when they counted, going 7-9 from the free throw line in the 4th Quarter.

Ellsworth was led by Trinity Montigny with 16 points and Katelynn Bagley had 12 points. Montigny had a 3-pointer. The Eagles were 8-12 from the free throw line.

Orono had 3 players in double figures with Lauren Melanson and Ellie Sockabasin scoring 14 points each and Isabelle Henderson scoring 13. Alyssa LaBelle had 2 3-pointes, and Melanson sanked 2 3-pointers. The Red Riots were 10-13 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth , now 7-5, is right back at it, with two games this weekend. They play host to Presque Isle Friday night, January 26th at 6 PM and then Caribou on Saturday, January 27th at 11:30 AM.

Orono, now 3-9 plays at Washington Academy on Friday January 26th at 7 PM.

Line Score

Orono Girls214171548
Ellsworth Girls101181443


Box Score


5Alyssa LaBelle12020026
11Jordyn Garland10000000
13Ellie Pierce10000000
15Samantha Hafford10000000
25Molly McCluskey10001301
31Izzy Baker10000000
33Isabelle Henderson133077413
35Maddy LeClair10000000
41Camryn Brown10000010
43Lauren Melanson153223114
51Ellie Sockabasin177000414


4Abby Moon10000000
5Katelynn Bagley155022412
10Samantha Higgins10000000
11Trinity Montigny176112416
12Hannah Sargent10002232
14Samantha Carter11100002
15Autumn Paul10000000
21Sierra Andrews10000030
23Kayla Duhaime10000010
25Kylie Robidoux12202406
30Alicia Kelley10000000
33Sara Shea12201205
34Kaitlin McCullough10000000

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