The Ellsworth Eagles Boys Basketball Team ran past the Washington Academy Raiders 62-42 on Wednesday, January 8th in East Machias. Eamon MacDonald scored his 1st varsity points with a 3-pointer and Brody Mercier scored his 1st varsity points, going 2-2 from the foul line. Hunter Curtis ripped down 10 boards.

Washington Academy took a early 12-9 lead in the 1st Quarter as the Raiders were very patient and methodical. Josh Ketchen had 5 points with a 3-pointer while Cecil Gray had 4 points and Jax Lin had 3 points. For Ellsworth Jackson Curtis had 3 points and Darby Berry, Austin Harris and Hunter Curtis all had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter, a combination of Ellsworth's strong defense and poor shooting by Washington Academy resulted in the Raiders being scoreless while Ellsworth went on a 11-0 run to take a 20-12 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Austin Harris had 8 points with 2 3-pointers. Hunter Curtis had 2 points and Jackson Curtis was 1-2 from the free throw line.

In the 3rd Quarter Ellsworth outscored Washington Academy 25-16 to take a 45-28 lead. Jackson Curtis had 8 points. Brett Bragdon drained back to back 3-pointers for 6 points. Hunter Curtis had 5 points. Darby Berry and Connor Crawford each had 3-pointers. For Washington Academy Lin had 9 points. Ketchen had another 3-pointer and Evan Ackley and Daniel Huang each had 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Ellsworth had 3 more 3-pointers. Jackson Curtis had 4 points . Austin Harris, Eamon MacDonald and Brett Bragdon each had a 3-pointer. Adam Inman had 2 points and Brody Mercier had 2 points. For Washington Academy Evan Ackley and Ezekiel Olivares each had a 3 pointer. Andon Wood had 4 points as did Daniel Huang.

Ellsworth was led by Jackson Curtis with 16 points while Austin Harris had 13 points. The Eagles were 7-10 from the free throw line

Washington Academy was led by Jax Lin with 12 points. Josh Ketchen had 8 points. The Raiders were 6-10 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 6-2 and will play host to MCI on Saturday, January 11th at 2:30 p.m. in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

Washington Academy is now 7-4 and plays at Mount View on Saturday, January 11th.

Line Score

Ellsworth Boys911251762
Washington Academy Boys120161442

Box Score


3J’Von James10000002
4Connor Crawford13101000
5Nick Kane10000000
10Hunter Curtis19440112
11Austin Harris113523004
12Adam Inman12110000
14Brody Mercier12000220
15Eamon MacDonald13101000
20Darby Barry15211002
21Andrew Rideout10000001
22Michael Palmer10000010
23Brett Bragdon19303000
32Jackson Curtis116660460
33Kolbe Hardy10000000
34Deyan Rich10000000

Washington Academy

0Andon Wood14220003
1Jax Lin112440472
5Joshua Ketchen18312001
10Hayden Farrell10000001
12Greg Moulton10000001
14Evan Ackley15211002
20Daniel Huang16330013
22Cecil Gray14110222
23Jacob Mills-Lightner10000000
33Ezekiel Olivares13101000
35Ethan Robinson10000000
35Ethan Robinson10000000
42Jason Chang10000000
44Pedro Pena10000000

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