On Saturday afternoon, January 25th, Jackson Curtis scored his 1000th career point. But more importantly for the Ellsworth Eagles, they beat Presque Isle 64-47, improving to 11-3 at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth.

Ellsworth jumped out to a 19-5 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter and led 35-21 at the end of the 1st Half. It was 49-26 at the end of the 3rd Quarter

Ellsworth was led by Jackson Curtis with a game high 27 points. Hunter Curtis had 10 points while Darby Barry had 9 points, ripping down 10 rebounds. Connor Crawford had 2 3-pointers, while Barry and Jackson Curtis each had 1 3-pointer. The Eagles were 16-26 from the free throw line.

Presque Isle was led by Caleb Wheaton with 15 points while Malachi Cummings had 14 points. Cummings had 3-pointers and Wheaton 1 3-pointer. The Wildcats were 4-11 from the free throw line.

At 11-3, Ellsworth has 4 games remaining. They will play at Eastern Maine Community Collgege on Monday, January 27th against John Bapst, with a tip-off at 6 p.m. They will then play on Tuesday, January 28th at home on Senior Night against Foxcroft Academy. They finish on the road on Saturday, February 1st at Hermon at 2:30 and then on Thursday, February 6th at MDI. All 4 games will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

Presque Isle, 6-9 has 3 games remaining in the regular season. They play at Foxcroft Academy on Saturday February 1st at 4:30, at Houlton on Tuesday February 4th and then finish the season at home against Caribou on Thursday, February 6th

Line Score

1234T
Presque Isle Boys51652147
Ellsworth Boys1916141564

Box Score

Presque Isle

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
10Jude Mosher10000000
12Sam Beaulieu10000000
14Ben Ryan10000001
20Noah Yarems10000000
22Jacob Devine12110001
24Caleb Wheaton115761011
30Malachi Cummings114532223
32Noah Flynn14220033
34Mason Fletcher10000001
40Xavier McAtee15220123
42Nathan Willett15220133
44Connor Albertson12110001
52Connor Rideout10000001
TOTALS1472017341118

Ellsworth

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
3J’Von James18330242
4Connor Crawford17202122
5Nick Kane10000000
10Hunter Curtis110440232
11Austin Harris10000002
12Adam Inman12000221
14Brody Mercier10000001
15Eamon MacDonald10000000
20Darby Barry19211463
21Andrew Rideout10000000
22Michael Palmer10000000
23Brett Bragdon10000000
32Jackson Curtis12711101473
33Kolbe Hardy11000120
TOTALS16422184162616