The Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team defeated the Washington Academy Raiders 64-52 on Monday night, January 7th in East Machias, behind a career high 26 points including 5 3's by Darby Berry.

The Eagles jumped out to a 12-11 lead in the 1st Quarter.  Berry had 2 3's for 6 points, Jackson Curtis 4 points and Devin Grindle 2 points. For Washington Academy Jamie Ortega had 7 points with a 3-pointer, and Jose Blanco and Cecil Gray each had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter Ellsworth outscored Washington Academy 17-5 to take a 29-16 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Barry had 10 points with 2 more 3's for Ellsworth. Hunter Crawford had 3 points. Connor Crawford, and Jackson Curtis each had 2 points. For Washington Academy Jax Lin had a 3-pointer and Ortega 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth outscored the Raiders 11-5 to increase their lead to 19 points, 40-21. Darby Berry had 6 points with another 3-pointer. Jackson Curtis had 5 points with a 3-pointer for Ellsworth. Gray had 4 points for the Raiders and Blanco 1 point.

Washington Academy outscored Ellsworth 31-24 but Ellsworth was 12-19 from the free throw line in the final quarter. For Ellsworth Jackson Curtis had 12 points, going 6-9 from the free throw line. Hunter Curtis was 4-4 from the free throw line. Barry had 4 more points and Austin Harris had 2 points. Grindle and Norman Jodrey each had 1 point. For Washington Academy Joshua Ketchen had 14 points with 4 3's. Andon Wood had 7 points with a 3-pointer. Donald Socotomah had 2 3's for 6 points and Lin had another 3-pointer and Blanco was 1-2 from the free throw line before fouling out of the game.

Ellsworth was led by Barry with 26 points, while Jackson Curtis had 23 points. Ellsworth was 16-25 from the free throw line.

Washington Academy was led by Joshua Ketchen with 14 points. Andon Wood had 7 points. Washington Academy was 2-7 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 6-3 and will play at MDI on Thursday, January 10th at 7PM with the pregame starting at 6:30PM. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

Washington Academy is .4-6 and will play at Old Town at 7PM on Thursday, January 10th.

Line Score

Ellsworth Boys1415112464
Washington Academy11553152

Box Score


3Devin Grindle13110141
4Connor Crawford12110000
10Hunter Curtis17110561
11Brett Bragdon10000000
12Colin Lacasse10000000
14Norman Jodrey11000120
15Noah Neleski10000000
20Darby Barry126945332
23Austin Harris12110001
32Jackson Curtis1238716102
33Malcolm Svec10000002
34Deyan Rich10000000

Washington Academy

10Jax Lin16202000
12Jose Blanco14110245
20Micah Vose10000000
21Andon Wood17321004
22Cecil Gray16330003
23Joshua Ketchen114514001
25Donald Soctomah16202003
30Evan Ackley10000000
32Amar Zabala10000000
33Daniel Huang10000023
35Ethan Robinson10000000
40Greg Moulton10000000
42Jeff Graham10000000
44Jamie Ortega19431014
50Petak Dana10000000

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