Ellsworth Falls to Caribou in Semis 65-58
The Ellsworth Eagles jumped out to a 7-0 lead to start the game and then Caribou went on a 7-0 run. The Eagles had the lead until 4:30 was left in the 3rd Quarter, but weren't able to withstand a potent Viking offense, when Caribou took the lead for good in the 3rd Quarter thanks to a 22-7 run. Ellsworth would get the lead to 3 in the 4th Quarter before the Vikings put the game away going 6-8 from the free throw line.
Ellsworth led 21-17 in the 1st Quarter in a fast paced, up and down quarter. Jackson Curtis scored 11 points with a 3-pointer for Ellsworth, while Darby Barry had 5 points with a 3-pointer. Hunter Curtis had 3 points and Norman Jodrey 2 points. For the Vikings Austin Findlin had 8 points with 2 3's, Isaac Marker had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Alex Bouchard 3 points and Sawyer Deprey 1 point.
In the 2nd Quarter, Ellsworth increased their lead to 6 points, 35-29, outscoring the Vikings 14-12. Darby Barry had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Jackson Curtis 4 points, Connor Crawford a 3-pointer and Norman Jodrey 2 points. For the Vikings Parker Deprey had 6 points after a scoreless 1st Quarter. Marker had 4 points with a 3-pointer, and Bouchard 2 points.
In the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth led until there was 4:30 remaining in the Quarter when Caribou took a 39-38. The Vikings then went on a 13-4 run to take a 51-42 lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter. For Caribou Bouchard had 11 points with 2 3's, Parker Deprey 7 points and Marker 4 points. For Ellsworth Jackson Curtis had 3 points, and Hunter Curtis and Norman Jodrey 2 points each.
In the 4th Quarter Ellsworth outscored Caribou 16-14 but could never get closer than 3 points. Parker Deprey had 8 points for Caribou, Alex Bouchard had 6 points, Austin Findlen 2 points and Isaac Marker 1 point. For Ellsworth Jackson Curtis had 6 points with a 3-pointer, Hunter Curtis 5 points, Devin Grindle a 3-pointer and Darby Barry 2 points.
Ellsworth was led by Jackson Curtis with a game high 24 points. Darby Barry had 12 points and Hunter Curtis 10 points. The Eagles were 6-10 from the free throw line.
Caribou was led by Alex Bouchard with 22 points, while Parker Deprey had 18 points. Isaac Marker had 14 points and Austin Findlen finished with 10 points. The Vikings were 15-18 from the free throw line.
Ellsworth's season finishes with a 14-7 record
Caribou is now 17-3 and will play in the Northern Maine Finals on Saturday afternoon against the winner of the MCI-Hermon game.
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