Ellsworth Girls Basketball Nipped by Houlton 43-41
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.