Ellsworth Boys Remain Undefeated Beat Presque Isle 78-65 [STATS/PHOTOS]
The Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team remained undefeated, improving to 7-0 after defeating the Presque Isle Wildcats 78-65 in Presque Isle on Saturday, January 1st.
Ellsworth jumped out to a 21-12 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter and led 43-35 at the end of the 1st Half. It was 62-50 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Presque Isle cut the lead to 5 points in the 4th Quarter before Ellsworth pulled away.
The Eagles had 3 players in double-figures. Chance Mercier led Ellsworth with 23 points. Hunter Curtis had 20 points and Michael Palmer tossed in 14 points. The Eagles were 13-22 from the free throw line. They nailed 5 3-pointers. Chance Mercier had 3 3's, while Brett Bragdon and Michael Palmer each had 1 for Ellsworth.
Presque Isle was led by Malachi Cummings with 23 points, while Xavier McAtee had 19 points and Noah Yarema finished with 10 points. The Wildcats were 9-13 from the free throw line and had 8 3-pointers on the afternoon. Malachi Cummings had 5 3's, Jackson Maynard 2 3's and Xavier McAtee 1 3-pointer.
Ellsworth is now 7-0 and will play host to John Bapst on Wednesday, January 5th at 7 p.m. That game will be live-streamed on the Ellsworth High School You Tube Page
Presque Isle is now 4-2 and will play host to Caribou on Wednesday, January 5th.
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Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos