The Ellsworth Girls Basketball Team is 1-0 after a 57-35 victory over the Orono Red Riots on the opening night of the 2017-18 Basketball Season in Orono.

Ellsworth raced out to a 20-6 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter and never looked back. The Eagles received scoring from 7 girls in the 1st Quarter. Trinity Montigny had 5 points including a 3-pointer. Hannah Sargent, Kaitlin McCullough and Sierra Andrews each had a 3-pointer and Kayla Duhamine, Kylie Robidoux, and Sara Shea each had 2 points.

Ellsworth increased their lead in the 2nd Quarter outscoring Orono 15-7 to take a 35-13 lead into the locker room at the end of the 1st Half. Katelynn Bagley and Montigny each had 4 points. Sargent hit another 3-pointer and Duhaime and Shea added a basket apiece.

It was 49-25 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. For Ellsworth Bagley had 5 points in the Quarter, Montigny drained another 3-pointer and Sargent, Duhaime and Robidoux each chipped in with 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Samantha Carter hit a 3-pointer for Ellsworth, Autumn Paul had 3 points and Bagley scored a bucket.

These were the first career varsity points for Freshman Samantha Carter, Autumn Paul, Sierra Andrews, Kayla Duhaime, Kylie Robidoux and Sara Shea!

Ellsworth was led by Trinity Montigny with 12 points and Katelynn Bagley with 11 points, The Eagles were 4-8 from the free throw line. Montigny, and Sargent each had 2 3-pointers while Andrews, Carter and McCoullough each had 1 3-pointer.

Orono was led by Lauren Melanson with 9 points while Izzy Baker had 8 points and Isabelle Henderson had 7 points. Orono was 11-21 from the free throw line. Baker had 2 3-pointers for the Red Riots.

Ellsworth 1-0 will play host to Old Town Wednesday, December 13th at 7PM in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio. The game may also be heard on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device with the pregame starting at 6:40 PM

Orono 0-1 plays at Winslow on Saturday, December 16th at 6:30 PM.

Line Score

Ellsworth Girls201514857
Orono Girls67121035


Box Score


4Abby Moon10000000
5Katelynn Bagley144036311
10Samantha Higgins10000010
11Trinity Montigny153200312
12Hannah Sargent13120028
14Samantha Carter11010013
15Autumn Paul11101213
21Sierra Andrews11010023
23Kayla Duhaime13300036
25Kylie Robidoux12200014
33Sara Shea12200004
34Kaitlin McCullough11010013


5Alyssa LaBelle11100002
11Jordyn Garland10000000
13Ellie Pierce11102424
15Samantha Hafford10000000
25Molly McCluskey11100022
31Izzy Baker13120118
33Isabelle Henderson12203637
35Maddy LeClair10001201
41Camryn Brown10000000
43Lauren Melanson12205629
51Ellie Sockabasin11100222

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