The Ellsworth Girls Basketball Team gave the Class C defending champions Houlton Shiretowners a game and a half, leading through 3 quarters 31-29 before being nipped 43-41 at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth on Saturday, December 21st.

Ellsworth led 7-6 at the end of the 1st Quarter, while Houlton led 21-18 at the end of the 1st Half. Ellsworth was up 31-29 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

Ellsworth was led by Trinity Montigny with 16 points while Casey Carter had 9 points. The Eagles drained 5 3-pointers, with Montigny scoring 3 of them, and Morgan Clifford and Casey Carter each adding a 3-pointer. The Eagles were 6-8 from the free throw line.

Houlton was led by Olivia Henderson with 12 points while Mia Henderson had 10 points. The Shiretowners had 5 3-pointers. Olivia Henderson and Mia Henderson each had 2 3-pointes, while Drew Warman had 1 3-pointer. Houlton was 10-16 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 3-1 and plays at Caribou on Friday, December 27th at 6 p.m.

Houlton is 4-2 and plays host to Old Town on Friday, December 27th at 5:30 p.m.

Line Score

Houlton Girls61581443
Ellsworth Girls711131041

Box Score


10Emma Ardell10000000
12Olivia Henderson112532003
14Morgan Graham10000000
20Teagan Ewings16330000
22Drew Warman15211011
23Mia Henderson110312240
24Emma Swallow11000120
31Samantha Condon10000000
32Kennedy Buzzeo10000001
33Abbie Worthley10000000
34Rebecca Howe19110792
35Breanne Barton10000000
40Savannah Soucy10000000


3Morgan Clifford13101001
4Jocelyn Jordan12110003
5Casey Carter19211450
10Samantha Higgins10000000
11Trinity Montigny116633110
12Sara Shea11000120
14Samantha Carter14220002
15Kylie Robidoux16330003
21Sierra Andrews10000002
23Kayla Duhaime10000001
33Amber-Rae Pesek10000000
34Alicia Kelley10000000
50Autumn Paul10000001

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