The Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team defeated the Orono Red Riots 67-50 on Thursday, February 4th at Katsiaficas Gymnasium 67-50 as Hunter Curtis had a game high 33 points.

The Eagles jumped out to a 19-11 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter, as Curtis had 14 points, including 2 3-pointers. Brett Bragdon had a 3-pointer and Eamon MacDonald had 2 points. For Orono Jason DeSisto had 4 points, Pierce Walston a 3-pointer and Ben Francis 2 points while Zach Dill was 2-2 from the free throw line.

Both teams scored 15 points in the 2nd Quarter, and Ellsworth led 34-26 at the end of the 1st Half. Curtis had 9 points with his 3rd 3-pointer in the 1st Half. Brett Bragdon, Brody Mercier and Michael Palmer each had a basket. For Orono Walsoton had 5 points including his 2nd 3-pointer. Zach Dill had 6 points and Ellis Spaulding and Jason DeSisto each had a bucket.

In the 3rd Quarter Ellsworth outscored Orono 12-11 to take a 46-37 lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Chance Mercier had 6 points including a 3-pointer. Curtis had 4 more points and Michael Harris was 2-2 from the free throw line. For the Red Riots Javier Santiago had 4 points, Ben Francis 4 points and Pierce Walston was 1-2 from the free throw line.

In the 4th Quarter Curtis  and Chance Mercier had 6 points for Ellsworth. Eamon MacDonald had 5 points, Michael Palmer had 2 points and Miles Palmer was 2-2 from the free throw line. For Orono Dill had 6 points, Francis 4 points and Walston hit his 3rd 3-pointer.

Ellsworth was led by Hunter Curtis with a game high 33 points while Chance Mercier had 12 points. The Eagles were 12-17 from the free throw line

Orono had 3 players in double figures. Zach Dill had 14 points, Pierce Walston 12 points and Ben Francis 10 points. Orono was 7-11 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth will host the Hermon Hawks on Tuesday, February 9th. That game will tip-off at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device. That game will also be live-streamed on the Ellsworth High School You Tube Channel

Line Score

1234T
Orono Boys1115111350
EHS Boys1915122167

Box Score

Orono

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
10Pierce Walston112413124
12Zack Dill114550472
14Hunter Hews10000000
20Andy Melanson10000000
22Ellis Spaulding12110002
24Jason Desisto18440001
30Javier Santiago14110222
32Ben Francis110550001
34Jordan Cota10000001
40Cadon Gray10000000
44Lucas Allen10000000
50Nasuh Algul10000000
TOTALS1502017371113

Ellsworth

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
3Chance Mercier112541123
4Miles Palmer12000220
10Hunter Curtis13313103460
11Brett Bragdon15211000
12Gage Hardy10000002
14Brody Mercier12110000
15Eamon MacDonald17220332
20Peter Keblinsky10000000
21Brady Kenny10000000
22Michael Palmer14220012
23Kaleb Connors10000001
30Michael Harris12000221
TOTALS16725205121611