Ellsworth Girls Down MDI 60-38 [STATS & PHOTOS]
The Ellsworth Girls Basketball Team pressed MDI giving the Trojans fits on Thursday, December 15th, and the Eagles defeated MDI 60-38 in Bar Harbor.
The Eagles jumped out to a 16-3 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter, hitting 3 3-pointers. MDI outscored Ellsworth 17-12 in the 2nd Quarter to cut the lead to 8 points at the end of the 1st Half, 28-20. But the Trojans could get no closer. Ellsworth led 44-32 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
Ellsworth had 3 players in double figures. Abby Radel, Lily Bean and Grace Jaffray all finished with 11 points. The Eagles were 7-15 from the free throw line. Ellsworth drained 7 3-pointers on the night. Radel and Morgan Clifford each had 2 3-pointers. Elise Sargent, Addison Atherton and Elizabeth Boles each had a 3-pointer.
For MDI Mollie Gray had a game-high 14 points. Soren Hopkins-Goff had 10 points. The Trojans were 12-21 from the free throw line.
Congratulations to MDI freshman Lily Norwood who had her 1st varsity point.
MDI is now 1-1. They were scheduled to play Orono on Saturday, December 17th, but that game has been postponed to January 10th, because of weather. The Trojans will be back in action on Thursday, December 22nd when they host Caribou at 4:30 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.
Ellsworth is now 2-0. They were scheduled to host Houlton on Saturday, December 17th, but that game has been postponed to Monday, December 19th, with the game tipping off at 4:30 p.m. Our pregame will begin at 4:15. You can hear that game on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.
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Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos!