The Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team gave Coach Peter Austin a birthday present he won't soon forget, with a 50-49 victory at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth on Wednesday, January 15th. Darby Barry who hit a school record 8 3-pointers against MCI on Saturday, January 11th hit his 2nd of the game with about 12 seconds left in the game, and sank the free throw as he was fouled for a 4 point play to give the Eagles the win.

Ellsworth led 12-8 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Jackson Curtis had 8 points for Ellsworth, while Austin Harris had 4 points. For Hermon Isaac Varney had 4 points and Jaeden Henderson and Eli Reed each had 2 points.

The score was tied 22-22 at the end of the 1st Half. Hermon had 4 3's in the 2nd Quarter. Reed had 5 points with a 3-pointer. Zac Tubbs, Isaac Varney and Trey Brown each had a 3-pointer. For Ellsworth Darby Barry and Brett Bragdon each had a 3-pointer and Jackson Curtis had 4 points.

The score remained tied at the end of the 3rd Quarter 37-37. Varney had 12 points for Hermon with a 3-pointer. Trey Brown had 2 points and Eli Reed was 1-2 from the free throw line. For Ellsworth Jackson Curtis had 7 points with a 3-pointer. Darby Barry and Brett Bragdon were each fouled while shooting 3-pointers and each went 3-3 from the free throw line and J'von James had 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Isaac Varney  picked up his 4th foul and then fouled out running over Austin Harris who had set a pick. Varney fouled out with 3:50 remaining in the Quarter. Trey Brown had 5 points with his 2nd 3-pointer. Reed had 3 points and Tubbs 2 points. Varney had 2 points. The Hawks went 3-9 from the free throw line in the final Quarter. For Ellsworth Berry had 4 points, James 4 points, Jackson Curtis 3 points and Hunter Curtis 2 points.

Ellsworth was ;led by Jackson Curtis with a game high 22 points . Darby Barry had 10 points. Ellsworth was 12-16 from the free throw line.

Hermon was led by Isaac Varney with 21 points. Eli Reed had 11 points and Trey Brown 10 points. Hermon was 7-16 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 8-2 and will play at Orono on Saturday January 18th at 12:30 p.m. in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

Hermon is 10-2 and will play host to Caribou on Saturday, January 18th at 4:30 p.m.

Line Score

Hermon  Boys814151249
Ellsworth Boys1210151350

Box Score


4Jakob Davis10000000
10Xavier Jelks10000000
20Trevor Smith10000000
22Jaeden Henderson12110022
23Wyatt Gogan10000011
24Clark Pelletier10000000
30Isaac Varney121862335
32Isaac Parent10000000
33Trey Brown110422021
34Noah Miles10000000
42Ethan Hallett10000000
44Eli Reed111431264
50Jaykob Dow10000000
54Zach Tubbs15101222


3J’Von James16330002
4Connor Crawford10000000
5Nick Kane10000000
10Hunter Curtis12110034
11Austin Harris14110222
12Adam Inman10000000
14Brody Mercier10000000
15Eamon MacDonald10000000
20Darby Barry110202443
21Andrew Rideout10000000
22Michael Palmer10000000
23Brett Bragdon16101331
32Jackson Curtis122981340
33Kolbe Hardy10000000

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