Saturday afternoon's victory over the MCI Huskies in Pittsfield was a gut-check for the Ellsworth Girls Basketball Team. The team proved they could win without senior standout Trintity Montigny leading the way, as she picked up 2 quick fouls and then was injured with a blow to the face. Relying on others, the Eagles beat MCI 38-25 on December 14th.

In the 1st Quarter Ellsworth led 9-7. Samantha Carter led the Eagles with 9 points, while Jocelyn Jordan had 3 points and Trinity Montigny 2 points. For the Huskies Sara Linkletter had 3 points and Leah Bussell and Danielle Dow 2 points each.

Ellsworth led 15-13 at the end of the 1st Half. Sara Shea and Autumn Paul had 2 points each, while Montigny and Samantha Carter were each 1-2 from the free throw line. For MCI Dow had 5 points with a 3-pointer and Bussell was 1-2 from the charity stripe.

The game remained a 2 point contest at the end of the 3rd Quarter, with Ellsworth leading 21-19. Jordan, Casey Carter and Samantha Higgins each had 2 points for Ellsworth, while Hannah Robinson had 4 points for MCI and Dow adding 2 more.

In the 4th Quarter Ellsworth broke the game open, outscoring MCI 17-6. Casey Carter who played the majority of the JV game and logged about 28 minutes in the Varsity game had 6 points, with a 3-pointer and going 3-4 from the free throw line. Jordan had 4 points, Carter a 3-pointer and Kylie Robidoux 2 points. Autumn Paul and Trinity Montigny were each 1-2 from the free throw line.  For MCI Leah Bussell had 3 points and Jillian Frost was 2e b-2 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth was led by Jocelyn Jordan with 9 points while Casey Carter had 8 points. The Eagles were 10-20 from the free throw line.

MCI was led by Danielle Dow with 9 points and Leah Bussell had 7 points. The Huskies were 8-18 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth, now 2-0 will play host to Orono on Tuesday, December 17th at 7 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

MCI 1-2 plays host to Belfast on Tuesday, December 17th at 6:30 p.m.

Line Score

Ellsworth Girls9661738
MCI Girls766625

Box Score


3Morgan Clifford10000000
4Jocelyn Jordan19440143
5Casey Carter18211342
10Samantha Higgins12110000
11Trinity Montigny14000462
12Sara Shea12110002
14Samantha Carter14101123
15Kylie Robidoux14220003
21Sierra Andrews12110021
23Kayla Duhaime10000000
33Amber-Rae Pesek10000000
34Alicia Kelley10000000
50Autumn Paul13110120


2Jillian Frost12000220
3Natalie Sites10000000
4Danielle Dow19431002
12Sara Linkletter13000352
15Iciar Corrales10000000
20Janessa Foster10000000
24Hannah Robinson14110270
25Tereza Lazarova10000000
30Natalie Hodgins10000001
32Leah Bussell17330144
35Ella Bernier10000000