Ellsworth Boys Survive and Beat Presque Isle 64-57 to Remain Unbeaten [STATS]
The Ellsworth Boys received a scare, trailing the Presque Isle Wildcats 33-26 at the end of the 1st Half, but came out charging in the 3rd Quarter, outscoring Presque Isle 22-8 and went on to beat the Wildcats 64-57 in Presque Isle on Friday, January 27th.
Ellsworth led 19-11 at the end of the 1st Quarter, but Presque Isle led 33-26 at the Half. Ellsworth led 48-41 at the end of the 3rd Quarter
The Eagles had 3 players in double figures. Chance Mercier had a game-high 24 points. Peter Keblinsky had 20 points and Eamon MacDonald had 11 points. The Eagles poured in 10 3-pointers. Chance Mercier had 4 3's, Eamon MacDonald had 3 3's, Peter Keblinksy had 2 3's and Miles Palmer had a 3-pointer. The Eagles were 4-9 from the free throw line.
Presque Isle was paced by Malachi Cummings with 19 points. Brayden Castonguay had 14 points, as did Brent Greenlaw. The Wildcasts also poured in 10 3-pointers. Castonguay and Greenlaw each had 4 3's and Cummings 2 3's. The Wildcats were 11-16 from the free throw line.
Ellsworth is now 13-0. They play at Caribou on Saturday, January 28th at 2:30 p.m.
Presque Isle is now 5-8. They will host MDI on Saturday, January 28th at 2:30 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.
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