The Ellsworth JV Boys Basketball Team defeated the MDI JV White Team 51-40 Wednesday afternoon, March 3rd in Bar Harbor to advance to the Hancock County JV Boys Basketball Championships Thursday, March 4th at 7 p.m.

Ellsworth-MDI JV Boys Game March 3 2021 Photo Chris Popper
Ellsworth-MDI JV Boys Game March 3 2021 Photo Chris Popper
Ellsworth-MDI JV Boys Game March 3 2021 Photo Chris Popper

Ellsworth jumped out to a 19-7 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. They pounded the ball into Craig Burnett in the paint. Burnett finished the Quarter with 8 points. Logan McGowan had 6 points. Drew Cote had a 3-pointer and Brady Kenney had 2 points. For MDI Jack White had 5 points including a 3-pointer and Shane Lumbatis had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter MDI outscored Ellsworth 13-7 to cut the lead to 26-20 at the end of the 1st Half. Tucker James had 5 points to pace MDI with a 3-pointer and Joey Minutolo had 4 points. Jack White and Aiden Grant each had 2 points. For Ellsworth Burnett had 5 points and Brady Kenney had 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter Ellsworth outscored MDI 16-9 to increase their lead to 42-29 going into the final Quarter. Again Ellsworth went to Burnett inside and he had 7 points. Kenney had 5 points and Logan McGowan and Dylan Pung each had a basket. For MDI Joey Minutolo had 4 points, Jack White 3 points and Camden Barker 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Craig Burnett had 4 points as did Logan McGowan for Ellsworth while Ethan LeClerc was 1-2 from the free throw line. For MDI, Minutolo had 4 points, Jay Haney drained a 3-pointer and Jack White and Aiden Grant had 2 points.

Ellsworth was led by Craig Burnett with a game high 24 points while Logan McGowan had 12 points. The Eagles were 4-12 from the free throw line.

MDI was led by Jack White and Joey Minutolo who each finished with 12 points. The Trojans were 3-6 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth will play the MDI Green Team in the Hancock County Championships Thursday night, March 4th at 7 p.m. The game will be live-streamed on the Ellsworth High School You Tube Channel.

Line Score

1234T
EHS JV Boys19716951
MDI JV Boys71391140

Box Score

Ellsworth

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
3Lucas Fenton10000000
4Cruz Coffin10000000
10Drew Cote13101000
12Logan McGowan112660012
15Dylan Pung12110001
20Peter Keblinsky10000000
21Brady Kenney19440130
22Ethan LeClerc11000120
23Gage Hammond10000000
32Isaac Rowell10000000
33Andrew Herrick10000000
34Craig Burnett12411110261
44Keegan Omlor10000000
50Tyler Goodman10000000
TOTALS151232214124

MDI

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
0Ethan Sosa10000000
10Ben Lipski10000003
12Joey Minutolo112550222
14Camden Barker12110002
20Jay Haney13101000
22Nolan Sawyer10000000
24Nick Jacobs10000000
30Jack White112541121
34Aiden Grant14220022
40Dade Hawkins10000000
42Tucker James15211001
50Nathan Lawson10000000
52Isaac MacDonnell10000000
54Shane Lombatis12110002
TOTALS140171433613