The Ellsworth Boys were leading 28-14 at the end of the 1st Half and 45-31 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. But the Broncos outscored the Eagles 20-5 in the 4th Quarter to nip the Eagles 51-50 on Tuesday, January 19th at Hampden Academy

Ellsworth jumped out to a 12-8 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Chance Mercier had 7 points for Ellsworth with a 3-pointter. Michael Palmer had a 3 pointer and Gage Hardy had 2 points for the Eagles. For the Broncos Landon Gabric had 5 points with a 3-pointer and Aiden Kristal had a 3 pointer.

In the 2nd Half Ellsworth outscored Hampden Academy 16-6 to lead 28-14 at the end of the 1st Half. Chance Mercier had 5 points, Brody Mercier 4 points, Eamon MacDonald a 3 pointer and Hunter Curtis and Kaleb Conners each had 2 points for the Eagles. For the Broncos, Gabric, TJ Henaghen and Ethan Gray each had 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter each team scored 17 points and Ellsworth led 45-31. Chance Mercier had 7 points with another 3 pointer. Brett Bragdon drained 2 3 pointer and Curtis and Brody Mercier each chipped in with 2 points. For the Broncos JJ Wolfington had 8 points with 2 3 pointers. Ethan Gray had 4 points, Kristal a 3 pointer and Henaghen 2 points.

The 4th Quarter belonged to the Broncos as they outscored Ellsworth 20-5. Landon Gabric led the charge, with 7 points including a 3-pointer. TJ Henaghen had 6 points. JJ Wolfington had another 3-pointer, and Travis Czapiga and Brandon Butterfield each chipped in 2 points. For Ellsworth, Brett Bragdon hit his 3rd 3-pointer of the night and Chance Mercier added 2 points.

Ellsworth was led by Chance Mercier with 21 points while Brett Bragdon had 9 points on 3 3-pointes. Ellsworth was 1-4 from the free throw line.

Hampden Academy was led by Landon Gabric with 14 points. JJ Wolfington had 11 points. The Broncos were 0-2 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is back in action on Friday, January 22nd when they play at Bucksport with the tip-off at 6:30. You can watch the game on the Bucksport stream HERE

Line Score

EHS Boys121617550
Hampden Boys86172051

Box Score


3Chance Mercier121972111.0003
4Miles Palmer10000000.0001
10Hunter Curtis14220030.0000
11Brett Bragdon19303000.0000
12Gage Hardy12110000.0000
14Brody Mercier16330000.0004
15Eamon MacDonald13101000.0002
20Peter Keblinsky10000000.0000
21Brady Kenny10000000.0000
22Michael Palmer13101000.0001
23Kaleb Connors12110000.0001
30Michael Harris10000000.0000

Hampden Academy

0Kamron Tardif10000000.0000
2Brandon Butterfield12110000.0001
3Adam Pinkos10000000.0000
4Kaden Tardif10000000.0000
10Zachary McLaughlin10000000.0003
12Zach Ogden10000000.0000
15Landon Gabric114642020.0003
20Travis Czapiga12110000.0001
22TJ Henaghen110550000.0000
23Aiden Kristal16202000.0000
24Ethan Gray16330000.0000
33JJ Wolfington111413000.0000

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