Ellsworth Beats Foxcroft Academy as Mercier Scores 1000th Point 72-62 [STATS & PHOTOS]
The Ellsworth Eagles remained undefeated, beating the Foxcroft Academy Ponies 72-62, on Tuesday, January 17th on a night that Chance Mercier became the 12th player in Ellsworth Eagles history to score 1000 points.
Mercier entered the game with 994 needing 6 points to 1000. With 1:11 remaining in the 1st Quarter Mercier scored his 1000th point on a shot falling to the floor as the ball went through the net!
The game was stopped as Chance was presented with the game ball and photos were taken with his family
Ellsworth led 19-17 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 41-32 at the end of the 1st Half. The Eagles were up 54-42 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
Ellsworth was led by Chance Mercier who had a game-high 24 points including a 3-pointer. Peter Keblinsky finished with 10 points. Eamon MacDonald had 2 3-pointer and Kyle Kenney and Dawson Curtis each had a 3-pointer. The Eagles were 17-27 from the free throw line.
Foxcroft Academy was led by Caden Crocker with 19 points including 4 3-pointers. Fernando Oliveira had 15 points including a 3-pointer. Wyatt Rayfield, and Adam Conner each had a 3-pointer. The Ponies were 5-10 from the free throw line.
Ellsworth is now 11-0. They will host Hermon on Saturday, January 21st at 7 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA with the pregame starting at 6:45 p.m. The game will also be heard on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.
Foxcroft Academy is now 7-3. They will host Central on Thursday, January 19th at 6:30 p.m.
You can vote for the Winter Week 6 High School Athlete of the Week HERE. You can vote as often as you wish. Voting ends Thursday, January 19th at 11:59 p.m.
You can nominate someone for the Winter Week 7 High School Athlete of the Week by emailing HERE. Please put High School Athlete of the Week in the subject. Nominations for games January 15-21 need to be received by January 23rd. Then tell us why your nominee is deserving! Let us know specifics! How many goals did she/he score? How many points did she/he score? How fast did they run or throw in the indoor track meet? How fast did they swim in the swim meet? How did they do in the wrestling meet? We also want to know what school they go to! Please send them by Monday night!
Tuesday we will then compile the nominees and it will be your turn to choose the winner! You can then cast your votes, and voting will close Thursday night at 11:59 p.m. We will then announce the winner online and on air on Friday each week!
We are also looking for reports of High School Basketball, Hockey, Swimming, Indoor Track and Field, and Wrestling results. If you can email them HERE we will write recaps nightly. We need the score, who scored the goal, and any highlights. You can even text the photo of the scoresheets to 207-469-8660
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Check out the photos from the game from Walter Churchill