Ellsworth 47 Gardiner 39 [Box Score]
The Ellsworth Eagles defeated the Gardiner Tigers 47-39 on Saturday afternoon, to go 2-0 in the MDI Thanksgiving Tip-Off Tourney. Gardiner ended up 0-2 in the Tourney.
Ellsworth led 8-6 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Cooper Henderson had 4 points for Ellsworth while Bryce Harmon had 2 points. For Gardiner Brian Dunn and Camden Gregory each had 2 points.
Ellsworth outscored Gardiner 11-10 in the 2nd Quarter to take a 19-16 lead at the half. Harmon had 5 points, while Bruce St. Peter and Dylan Kelley had 2 points each for Ellsworth. For Gardiner, Gregory had 6 points while Jordan Lamb and Brian Dunn each had 2 points.
The two teams each scored 11 points in the 3rd Quarter, and Ellsworth led 30-27 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Henderson had 5 points and Nick Bagley had a 3-pointer for Ellsworth. For Gardiner Dunn had 4 points and Hunter Chase had 4 points as well, including a 3-pointer.
In the 4th Quarter, Ellsworth outscored Gardiner 17-12. For Ellsworth Zach Harris had 6 points, Bruce St. Peter had 4 points and Nick Bagley had a 3-pointer. For Gardiner Lamb had 5 points, Ben Shaw had 4 points, while Liang Zhi-Lin had a 3-pointer.
Ellsworth was led by Cooper Henderson with 11 points, while Bryce Harmon had 9 points and Bruce St. Peter had 7 points. The Eagles were 9-19 from the free throw line.
Gardiner was led by Brian Dunn, Camden Gregory and Jordan Lamb, each of whom had 8 points. The Tigers were 10-20 from the free throw line.