In what may be a precursor of the prelim game on February 14th, the Ellsworth Girl's Basketball beat John Bapst 60-52 at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth.

John Bapst took a 15-12 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Tia Zephir had 7 points with a 3-pointer, Abbey Legasse had 4 points with a 3-pointer and Gracie Philippon and Crystal Bell had 2 points each for the Crusaders. For Ellsworth Hannah Sargent and Sammy Mason had 4 points each, while Trinity Montigny and Kacie Omlor had 2 points each.

Ellsworth took the lead at the Half, 28-25 after outscoring John Bapst 16-10 in the 2nd Quarter. For Ellsworth, Katelynn Bagley, Trinity Montigny and Kacie Omlor had 4 points each while Sammy Mason and Callie Hammer chipped in 2 points each for the Eagles. For the Crusaders, Philippon had 4 points while Tiana Cyr, Abbey Legasse and Crystal Bell each had 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth increased their lead to 12 points, outscoring John Bapst 19-10 in the 3rd Quarter and make the score 47-35. For Ellsworth, Sammy Mason had 10 points with 2 3-pointers,  Trinity Montigny had 7 points with a 3-pointer and Kacie Omlor had 2 points. For John Bapst Gracie Philippon had 6 points while Madi Higgins and Crystal Bell each had 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter the Crusaders outscored Ellsworth 17-13, but were never able to close the lead to below 3 points. Philippon had 11 points in the 4th Quarter for the Crusaders, while Crystal Bell had a 3-pointer and Tiana Cyr had 2 points and Tia Zephyr 1 point. For Ellsworth Montigny had 6 points, while Bagley, Omlor and Mason had 2 points each and Callie Hammer chipped in 1 point.

Ellsworth was led by Trinity Montigny with 19 points while Sammy Mason had 18 points and Kacie Omlor had a career high 10 points. Ellsworth was 7-11 from the free throw line.

John Bapst was led by Gracie Philippon with a game high 23 points while Crystal Bell had 9 points. John Bapst was 8-14 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is 9-8 and has 1 game remaining, on Wednesday, February 8th against MDI on Senior Recognition Night in Ellsworth. The game will tip off with the pregame at 6:30 on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio and on our free dowloadable APP, sponsored by First National Bank.

John Bapst finishes the season at 11-7.

Ellsworth is currently 10th in the Class B North Heal Points, while John Bapst is 7th. The prelim playoff game on February 14th features the Number 10 seed at the court of the number 7 seed.

Line Score

John Bapst Crusaders Girls1510101752
Ellsworth Girls 016-171216191360


Box Score

John Bapst

4Emiliee Soucie10000000
10Gracie Philippon11111014323
12Brooke Springer10000000
14Tia Zephyr13302458
20Tiana Cyr11102234
22Sydney Ellis10000010
23Abbey Legasse12111216
24Jayela Smith10000000
30Madi Higgins11100012
32Caleigh Lebel10000000
33Emily Mace10000000
34Erin Crawford10000000
40Crystal Bell13212239
44Jordan Lockard10000000


3Audrey Ward10000000
5Katelynn Bagley13300056
10Abby Moon10000000
11Trinity Montigny187122119
12Hannah Sargent12200144
14Kacie Omlor155002110
20Sammy Mason164245318
21Samantha Simmons10000000
23Callie Hammer11101133
34Kaitlin McCullough10000000


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