The Ellsworth Eagles Boys Basketball Team rallied to beat the Washington Academy Raiders 53-51 on Tuesday night, February 23rd at Katsiaficas Gymnasium.

Ellsworth jumped out to a 19-15 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Washington Academy outscored Ellsworth 14-13 in the 2nd Quarter to cut the lead to 3 points, 32-29 at the end of the 1st Half. In the 3rd Quarter Washington Academy outscored Ellsworth 16-10 to take a 45-42 lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter. But Ellsworth outscored the Raiders 11-6 in the final Quarter to come away with the win.

Ellsworth was led by Hunter Curtis with 20 points while Chance Mercier had 14 points. The Eagles only had 3 3-pointers on the night, with 1 each from Miles Palmer and Hunter Curtis. The Eagles were 1-2 from the free throw line.

Washington Academy was led by Jax Lin with a game high 25 points. Cecil Gray had 14 points and Andon Wood finished with 12 points. The Raiders had 3 3-pointes, 2 by Wood and the other by Lin. They were 6-13 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth, has 2 games remaining. They play at home on Wednesday, February 24 against John Bapst at 6:30 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 Ellsworth High School You Tube Channel. They then close out the regular season on Friday, February 26th at home against MDI 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 Ellsworth High School You Tube Channel.

Line Score

1234T
Washington Academy Boys151416651
EHS Boys1913101153

Box Score

Washington Academy

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
0Andon Wood112532003
1Jax Lin1259816101
5Daniel Huang10000003
10Ezekiel Olivares10000021
12Logan Robinson10000000
14Evan Ackley10000000
22Cecil Gray114770013
23Ethan Hicks10000000
33Dillan Dow10000000
34Ayden Wannemacher10000000
42Brandon Porter10000000
44Logan Lyons10000000
TOTALS1512118361311

Ellsworth

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
3Chance Mercier114770003
4Miles Palmer13101001
10Hunter Curtis120981122
11Brett Bragdon10000000
12Gage Hardy10000000
14Brody Mercier10000002
15Eamon MacDonald18440001
20Peter Keblinsky10000000
21Brady Kenny10000000
22Michael Palmer10000002
23Kaleb Connors12110002
30Michael Harris16330001
TOTALS153252321214