The Ellsworth Girls Basketball Team defeated the Orono Red Riots 55-21 in Orono on Thursday afternoon, December 30th.

Ellsworth raced out to a 12-3 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter, and then took a commanding 26-7 lead at the end of the 1st half. Ellsworth led 46-13 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

Ellsworth had 4 players in double-figures. Grace Jaffray had a game-high 15 points. Abby Radel and Morgan Clifford each had 11 points while Jocelyn Jordan finished with 10 points. The Eagles were 3-9 from the free throw line. The Eagles had 6 3-pointers on the afternoon. Morgan Clifford had 3 3-pointers, while Abby Radel tossed in 2 3's and Addison Atherton had Ellsworth's other 3-pointer.

Orono was led by Lauryn Brown with 13 points. The Red Riots were 9-18 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 2-3 and will play up in Presque Isle on Saturday, January 1st at 3 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.

Orono is now 0-5. The Red Riots will play at Bucksport on Tuesday, January 4th at 7 p.m.

Line Score

Ellsworth Girls131320955
Orono Girls346821

Box Score


2Abby Radel111422123
3Alex Bivins10000001
4Jocelyn Jordan110550003
10Megan Jordan10000004
11Morgan Clifford111413004
12Aaliyah Manning10000001
14Addison Atherton16211121
15Brooke Pirie10000000
21Lily Bean12110012
23Anna Stevens10000000
31Elise Sargent10000000
33Grace Jaffray115770142
34Sophia Lynch10000000


3Clarise Bell10000000
5Emma LaBelle10000002
11Sydney Ronco10000000
13Angelina Pitt10000002
15Mary Hillary Whitmore10000000
21Hannah Sinclair16330002
23Lauryn Brown1132209161
25Emerson Walston10000020
31Aliyah Sapiel10000000
33Chloe LaBree12110001
43Riley Murray10000002
45Kate Higgins10000001

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