The Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team improved to 5-5 after beating the Belfast Lions in Belfast on Monday morning, January, 15th, in a game that started at 11:30 AM.

The Eagles came out of the locker room and raced to a 20-8 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter, and led 35-24 at the end of the 1st Half. The lead was 48-38 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

Ellsworth had 4 players in double figures. Jackson Curtis had 15 points, Zach Harris had 13 points, Dylan Taplin 12 points and Javon Williams 11 points. The Eagles were 7-16 from beyond the 3-point arc. Bradly Smith, Taplin, Harris each had 2 3-pointers while Devin Grindle had 1 3-pointer. The Eagles were 7-9 from the free throw line.

Norman Jodrey, called up to varsity for Ellsworth scored his first varsity points, going 2-2 from the free throw line.

Belfast was led by Dakota Doolan with a game high 14 points. Skylar Perkins had 9 points and Jason Bartlett had 7 points. The Lions were 4-11 from beyond the 3 point arc. Perkins had 2 3-pointers, and Stanley Sturgis and Aaron Fuller each had a 3-pointer. Belfast was 9-16 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth, 5-5 will play host to Washington Academy on Thursday, January 18th at 6:30 PM with the pregame starting at 6:15 and then at the Cross Insurance Center against John Bapst on Saturday, January 20th at 1PM with the pregame starting at 12:45. Both those games will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

Belfast, 5-6 plays host to Erskine Academy on Friday, January 19th at 6:30 PM.

Line Score

Ellsworth Boys2015132270
Belfast Lions Boys816141553


Box Score


3Devin Grindle12110015
4Bradly Smith13120028
5Dylan Taplin153200312
10Zach Harris153212113
11Austin Harris11100002
12Sam Giffin10000000
15Andrew McCullough11100012
20Darby Barry10000000
21Jared Hamilton10000040
22Javon Williams144034011
23Connor Crawford10000010
32Jackson Curtis177011215
33Norman Jodrey10002202


1Jason Bartlett13301207
2Grady Doolan10000000
4Stanley Sturgis14310019
5Tyler Bartlett10000010
10Skylar Perkins12023429
11Aaron Fuller12110005
12Tanner Veilleux10000010
14Dakota Doolan155048414
15Chris Kelley12201205
20Luke Lightner12200004
21Wilder Magruder10000000
22Dakota Payson10000010
24Jesse Perry10000000

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