The Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team beat Foxcroft Academy 71-47 in Dover-Foxcroft on Monday, December 11th. The game was foul-filled with Foxcroft Academy taking 31 free throws, and Ellsworth 25.

The Eagles led 20-13 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 41-26 at Halftime. It seemed like the Ponies were always within 13 points or so, until the 3rd Quarter when Ellsworth took a 58-31 lead.

Ellsworth was led by Kyle Kenny with 17 points. Chance Mercier had 12 points. Miles Palmer, Josiah James Chin and Dawson Curtis all finished with 9 points. The Eagles hit 3 3-pointers on the night. Palmer had 2 of the 3's, and James-Chin the other. Ellsworth was 14-25 from the free throw line.

Foxcroft Academy was led by Jadon Richard, who had a game-high 22 points. Lucas Sands had 11 points. The Ponies didn't make a 3-pointer but were 17-31 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 2-0. They will host Orono on Thursday in an early test for dominance in Class B North. The game on the 14th will tip-off at 7 p.m. with the pregame starting at 6:45 p.m. You can hear the game on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on any Alexa enabled device and on the FREE WDEA APP.

The Ponies, now 1-1 will host Presque Isle on Saturday, December 16th at 4:30 p.m.

You can vote for the Week 1 High School Athlete of the Week, once per day, through Thursday night, December 14th HERE.

Nominations for Week 2 are now open!  Please send your nominations via email to Chris Popper by Sunday, December 17th for the Week December 11th-16th. We will then announce the nominations on Monday December 18th. You'll be able to vote once per day December 18th-21st with the Week 2 Winter High School Athlete of the Week being announced on Friday, December 22nd.

Line Score

Ellsworth Boys2021171371
Foxcroft AcademyBoys131391247


Box Score


Chance Mercier124-47
Miles Palmer91211
Josiah James-Chin931-1
Cruz Coffin21--2
Kaleb Conners0----
Braden King1--14
Bryce Hart0----
Hollis Grindal41-22
Hunter Boles0----
Kyle Kenny176-56
Conner MacDonald0----
Dawson Curtis94-12
Jackson Barry21---
Zach Bray0----
Isiah Corson63---

Foxcroft Academy

Silas Topolski63---
Shane Birungi31-11
Jadon Richard227-818
Aiden Sickler0---2
Devin Henderson2--22
Lucas Sands113-56
Wyatt Rayfield21---
Tyler Sandberg0----
Ashton Ade0----
Gage Beaudry0----
Lennon McAfeee0----
Niska Jasovic0----
Kaiden Whitten1--12
Jackson Smith0----
Landon Smith0----

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