The Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team was upset at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth 45-43 by the Washington Academy Raiders, on the team's mutual opening game of the 2019-20 season on Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Washington Academy jumped out to a 15-11 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Cecil Gray had 6 points, Evan Ackley had 5 points and Jax Lin 4 points. For Ellsworth Jackson Curtis and Hunter Curtis each had 4 points while Darby Berry hit a 3-pointer.

In the 2nd Quarter Ellsworth outscored Washington Academy 15-10 to take a 26-25 into the locker room at the end of the 1st Half. Jackson Curtis had 13 points for Ellsworth, hitting 2 3-pointers. Hunter Curtis added Ellsworth's other 2 points. Gray had 2 3-pointers for the Raiders and Lin had 4 points.

In the 3rd Quarter Washington Academy outscored Ellsworth 13-7 to take a 38-33 lead. Ackley had 6 points for the Raiders, Lin added a 3-pointer and Daniel Huang and Gray each had 2 points. For Ellwsorth Jackson Curtis had 3 points and J'von James scored his first points as an Eagle, while Berry added 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Ellsworth kept chipping away at the lead, but weren't able to close the gap beyond the 2 point final. Connor Crawford and Hunter Curtis each had 4 points for Ellsworth while Jackson Curtis had 2 points. For Washington Academy Andon Wood wsas 3-4 from the free throw line and Huang and Gray each had 2 points.

Ellsworth was led by Jackson Curtis with a game high 22 points while Hunter Curtis had 10 points. The Eagles were 6-8 from the free throw line.

Washington Academy put 3 players in double figures : Gray with 16 points and Lin and Ackley with 11 points each. The Raiders were 9-13 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth opens the season at 0-1 and will play at MCI on Saturday, December 14th at 1 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, 1-0 will play host to Mount View on Saturday, December 14th at 4:30 p.m.

Line Score

1234T
Washington Academy  Boys151013745
Ellsworth Boys111571043

Box Score

Washington Academy

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
0Andon Wood13000342
1Jax Lin111321442
5Joshua Ketchen10000000
10Hayden Farrell10000000
12Greg Moulton10000000
14Evan Ackley111550132
20Daniel Huang14220004
22Cecil Gray116752023
23Jacob Mills-Lightner10000000
33Ezekiel Olivares10000000
35Ethan Robinson10000002
35Ethan Robinson10000000
42Jason Chang10000000
44Pedro Pena10000000
TOTALS1451714381315

Ellsworth

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
3J’Von James12110002
4Connor Crawford14220002
5Nick Kane10000000
10Hunter Curtis110550012
11Austin Harris10000002
12Adam Inman10000000
14Brody Mercier10000000
15Eamon MacDonald10000001
20Darby Barry15211001
21Andrew Rideout10000000
22Michael Palmer10000000
23Brett Bragdon10000001
32Jackson Curtis122752670
33Kolbe Hardy10000000
34Deyan Rich10000000
TOTALS143171436811