The Ellsworth Girls Basketball Team got a taste of the Tourney floor, beating the John Bapst Crusaders 71-19 on Tuesday, January 3rd at the Cross Insurance Center.

Ellsworth jumped out to a 25-5 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. The Eagles led 40-7 at the end of the 1st Half and 56-14 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

Ellsworth had 4 players in double figures. Abby Radel and Grace Jaffray each had 14 points. Addison Atherton finished with 12 points and Lily Bean 10 points. Atherton had 2 3-pointers and Radel, Morgan Clifford and Elizabeth Boles each added a 3-pointer. The Eagles were 8-14 from the free throw line.

John Bapst was led by Lillian Higgins with 10 points. She had 2 3-pointers and Claire Gaetani had a 3-pointer. The Crusaders were 2-13 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 6-2. They travel to Bucksport to play the Golden Bucks on Thursday, January 5th at 7 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

John Bapst is now 3-4. The Crusaders travel up to Caribou to play the Vikings on Saturday, January 7th at 1:30 p.m.

Thanks to Bob Beatham for the stats.

You can vote for the Week 4 High School Athlete of the Week HERE. Voting ends Thursday, January 5th at 11:59 p.m.

You can nominate someone for the Winter Week 5 High School Athlete of the Week by emailing HERE. Please put High School Athlete of the Week in the subject. Nominations for games January 1 - 7 need to be received by January 9th. Then tell us why your nominee is deserving! Let us know specifics! How many goals did she/he score? How many points did she/he score? How fast did they run or throw in the indoor track meet? How fast did they swim in the swim meet? How did they do in the wrestling meet? We also want to know what school they go to! Please send them by Monday night!

Tuesday we will then compile the nominees and it will be your turn to choose the winner! You can then cast your votes, and voting will close Thursday night at 11:59 p.m. We will then announce the winner online and on air on Friday each week!

We are also looking for reports of High School Basketball,  Hockey, Swimming, Indoor Track and Field, and Wrestling results. If you can email them HERE we will write recaps nightly. We need the score, who scored the goal, and any highlights. You can even text the photo of the scoresheets to 207-469-8660

Line Score

EHS Girls2515161571
John Bapst C Girls527519


Box Score


Abby Radel1561--
Kaylee Bagley41-24
Elise Sargent0----
Megan Jordan31-11
Morgan Clifford511--
Aaliyah Manning21---
Addison Atherton1232-2
Elizabeth Boles3-1--
Lily Bean104-23
Grace Jaffray156-34
Savannah Edgecomb21---

John Bapst

Jenna Perkins0----
Oona Sacararidiz0----
Emma Lowell0----
Jayden Schoppee2--22
Lauren Hogan0----
Lillian Higgins1022-3
Jane Wu0---1
Kaylee Horr0----
Claire Gaetani3-1-4
Ariana Cross0---3
Anna Smth0----
Sophia Ward42---
Brynn Schroder0----

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