The Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team was trailing 18-7 at the end of the 1st Quarter but kicked it into gear in the 2nd Half, outscoring Presque Isle 36-21 to defeat the Wildcats on Friday night, January 26th 61-57 at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth.

Presque Isle led 17-8 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 36-25 at the end of the 1st Half. The Eagles cut the deficit to 6 trailing 51-45 after the 3rd Quarter and in the final quarter outscored Presque Isle 16-6 for the win.

Ellsworth was paced by Zach Harris with a game high 24 points. Jackson Curtis had 13 points. The Eagles were 9-16 from the free throw line and 4-10 from beyond the 3 point arc. Bradly Smith had 2 3-pointers as did Harris.

Presque Isle was led by Griffin Guerrette with 21 points. Jonah Hudson had 15 points. The Wildcats were 4-16 from beyond the 3-point arc and were 13-17 from the free throw line.

The win for Ellsworth means they are now 9-5 and have won 5 in a row. The Eagles play host to Caribou Saturday afternoon, January 27th at 2:30 PM.

Presque Isle, now 10-3 plays at MDI at 2:30 PM on Saturday, January 27th in a game broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

Line Score

Presque Isle Boys171915657
Ellsworth Boys817201661


Box Score

Presque Isle

10Jack Bonville10000020
12Jack Beaulieu10000010
14Griffin Guerrette187145121
20Carter Rice10000000
22Justin Wei10000000
24Caleb Wheaton13120038
30Cole Peterson10000000
32Adam Paterson10000010
34Jonah Hudson1330912315
40Jordan Bonville10000000
42Jason Dumais12110045
44Jacob Sjoberg10000020
52Nagoo Morey10000000
54Trace Cyr14400028


3Devin Grindle10000030
4Bradly Smith13121239
5Dylan Taplin11100012
10Zach Harris1108224224
11Austin Harris10000000
12Sam Giffin10000000
15Andrew McCullough10000000
20Darby Barry10000000
21Jared Hamilton14400038
22Javon Williams11101213
23Connor Crawford11100002
32Jackson Curtis144058213
33Norman Jodrey10000000

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