After losing to the MDI Trojans on Friday, January 11th, the Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team rebounded less than 24 hours later, to beat the Belfast Lions 75-59 at Belfast Area High School on Saturday, January 14th.

The score was tied 16-16 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Jackson Curtis had 10 points including 2 3's, one right at the buzzer for the Eagles. Norman Jodrey had 4 points and Hunter Curtis 2 points. For Belfast Jason Bartlett had 7 points with a 3-pointer, Wilder Magruder 5 points with a 3-pointer and Dakota Payson and Chris Kelley 2 points each.

In the 2nd Quarter Ellsworth outscored Belfast 22-14 to take a 38-30 lead. Jackson Curtis had 8 points, Austin Harris 5 points with a 3-pointer and Darby Barry and Hunter Curtis each with a 3-pointer. For Belfast Magruder had 6 points with a 3-pointer, Luke Lightner had 4 points, and Bartlett and Payson 2 points each.

Ellsworth increased their lead to 16 points in the 3rd Quarter 55-39 outscoring the Lions 17-9 in the Quarter. Jodrey had 6 points for Ellsworth, Jackson Curtis 5 points with his 3rd 3-pointer of the afternoon. Devin Grindle added a 3-pointer, Harris had 2 points and Barry was 1-2 from the free throw line. For Belfast Kelley had 5 points with a 3-pointer, and Payson and Magruder added 2 points each.

In the 4th Quarter 8 Eagles scored. Grindle and Barry had 4 points each, Jodrey had 3 points and Hunter Curtis, Jackson Curtis and Colin Lacasse had 2 points each. Noah Neleski was 1-2 from the free throw line. For Belfast Chase Sanders had 8 points, Tanner Veilleux and Bartlett each had 5 points, each with a 3-pointer and Ethan Hall was 2-2 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth was led by Jackson Curtis with a game high 25 points while Norman Jodrey had 16 points. The Eagles had 7 3's and were 8-20 from the free throw line.

Belfast was led by Jason Bartlett with 14 points while Wilder Magruder had 13 points. The Lions had 5 3's and were 9-10 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth, now 7-4 plays host to Old Town on Tuesday, January 15th at 7PM.

Belfast, 2-9 plays at Erskine Academy on Thursday, January 17th at 6:30PM.

Line Score

Ellsworth Boys1622172075
Belfast Lions Boys161492059

Box Score


3Devin Grindle17211221
4Connor Crawford10000001
10Hunter Curtis17321004
11Brett Bragdon10000000
12Colin Lacasse12110000
14Norman Jodrey116770280
15Noah Neleski11000123
20Darby Barry18321123
23Austin Harris19321220
32Jackson Curtis1251183020
33Malcolm Svec10000021
34Deyan Rich10000000


2Tanner Veilleux15211001
4Chase Sanders16220231
5Jason Bartlett114642002
10Ethan Hall12000220
12Tanner Veilleux10000000
13Grady Doolan10000002
14Max Lewis10000000
20Luke Lightner14220002
21Wilder Magruder113312551
22Dakota Payson16330003
23Chris Kelly19431000
30Tommy Walker10000001
42Andrew Ackles10000000

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