The Ellsworth Boys defeated the Sumner Tigers 67-60 in a game played Friday afternoon, January 30th. The game was originally scheduled to be played at 7 PM, but was rescheduled to 4:30 PM and then to 3 PM because of the snowstorm. It was delayed about 15 minutes from the 3 PM start as the referees had difficulty getting to the gym.

Ellsworth jumped out to a 10-8 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Bruce St. Peter had 5 points, Alex Braley had a 3-pointer and Cooper Henderson had 2 points for the Eagles. Joey Lamoureux had 2 3-pointers for 6 points and Max Eklund had 2 points for Sumner.

At the end of the 1st Half, Ellsworth led 29-23. Braley had 2 3-pointers for Ellsworth, Bagley had 5 points, including a 3-pointer, Mitchell Domagala had 2 points, St. Peter had 2 points and Derek Look had 2 points, as did Conor Maguire. For Sumner, Shawn Walsh had 5 points, Eklund had 5 points including a 3-pointer and Lamoureux had 5 points including another 3-pointer for Sumner.

In the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth had as much as a 17 point lead, but Sumner clawed their way back, and Ellsworth led 45-39 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.  Look had 4 points, Henderson 5 points, St. Peter 3 points, Domagala and Bagley 2 points each for Ellsworth. For Sumner Sam Smith had 9 points in the quarter, including a 3-pointer, Eklund 5 points including a 3-pointer and Walsh 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter, Sumner got as close as 3 points and were forced to foul, and Ellsworth converted from the free throw line, going 13-19 in the 4th Quarter. Bagley had 12 points for Ellsworth including a 3-pointer. Bryce Harmon went 6-6 from the free throw line, Braley had 3 points and Hernderson had 1 point for Ellsworth.  For Sumner, Smith had 8 points, including 2 3-pointers, Eklund had 4 points, Lamoureux had a 3-pointer,. Tyler Bunker had 3 points and Issaic Christensen had 3 points.

Ellsworth was led by Nick Bagley with 19 points, Alex Braley had 12 points and Bruce St. Peter had 10 points. Ellsworth was 20-28 from the free throw line.

Sumner was led by Sam Smith with 17 points, Max Eklund had 16 points and Joey Lamoureux had 14 points. Sumner was 9-19 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 10-5. Their remaining 3 games are at the Cross Center against John Bapst on Monday, February 2nd at 5:30 PM, at home against Hermon on Tuesday, February 3rd at 7 PM and then against MDI on Thursday February 5th at 7 PM. All three games will be on AM 1370 WDEA and WDEA Internet Radio

Sumner is now 7-10 and play host to Washington Academy on Monday February 2nd at 7 PM. Sumner will need to win that game to get into the playoffs.

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Box Score


3Alex Braley130334212
10Zac Harris10000000
11Devin McDevitt10000000
12Mitchell Domagala12200204
15Bryce Harmon10006646
20Connor Maguire10002202
21Lukas Firestone10000000
22Nick Bagley164257319
23Charlie Libbey10000000
30Bruce St.Peter144022510
32Dylan Kelley10000000
33Derek Look13300236
34Cooper Henderson13302318


3Matt Coombs10000010
5Joey Lamoreaux151400214
11Max Ekland164225516
13Shawn Walsh13301247
15Tyler Bunker10003443
21Jordan Bernier10000240
23Ryan Deninger10000000
25Patrick Pinkham10000000
31Sam Smith163324517
33Kamen McLean10000000
41Alex O'Hara10000000
41Alex O'Hara10000000
43Isaac Christensen11101213