The Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team beat MDI on Wednesday, December 20th, 81-50 at Katsiaficas Gymnasium. The game was much closer through 3 quarters, before Ellsworth outscored MDI 23-5 in the 4th Quarter.

The game was tied 16-16 at the end of the 1st Quarter and Ellsworth led 39-31 at the end of the 1st Half. At the end of the 3rd Quarter Ellsworth led 58-45.

Ellsworth was led by Chance Mercier who finished with 37 points. Josiah James-Chin had 10 points. The Eagles sank 8 3-pointers on the night. James-Chin had 3 3's, Mercier 2 3's, and Miles Palmer, Kaleb Conners and Hunter Boles all sank 3-pointers. Ellsworth was 5-13 from the free throw line.

MDI was led by Jameson Weir with 11 points. James Witham had 9 points and Spencer Laurendeau had 9 points. The Trojans had 5 3-pointers on the evening. Witham, Cal Hodgdon, Jacob Shields, Joey Wellman-Clouse and Jarron Biekert all sank 3-pointers. MDI was 11-18 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is 3-1 while MDI is now 2-2. Both teams head to The County for games against Caribou and Presque Isle this weekend. Ellsworth will play Caribou on Friday, December 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Presque Isle on Saturday December 23 at 3:30 p.m. MDI will play at Presque Isle on Friday December 22 at 6:30 p.m. and Caribou on Saturday the 23rd at 2:30 p.m.  The MDI games will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our FREE downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled devices. 

Nominations are now open for the Week 3 High School Athlete of the Week, December 18-23. Nominations must be received by Sunday, December 24th. You may email your nomination to Chris Popper. Voting will take place December 25-28 with the winner being announced on December 29th.

Line Score

MDI Boys161514550
Ellsworth Boys1623192381

Box Score


Spencer Laurendau82-44
James Witham92122
Dylan Stoll0---2
Cal Hodgdon721-2
Jay Haney21---
Joey Wellman-Clouse5-124
Lincoln Gray0----
Jacob Shields3-1--
Alex Yeadon0----
Jarron Biekert511--
Jameson Weir114-34
Shane Lumbatis0----


Chance Mercier3714235
Miles Palmer3-1--
Josiah James-Chin10-312
Cruz Coffin0----
Kaleb Conners3-1--
Braden King0----
Bryce Hart0----
Hollis Grindal21---
Hunter Boles3-1--
Kyle Kenny42--2
Conner MacDonald0----
Dawson Curtis94-12
Jackson Barry21---
Zach Bray21--2
Isiah Corson63---

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