Ellsworth Girls Run Past Foxcroft Academy 80-35
The Ellsworth Girls Basketball Team ran past the Foxcroft Academy Ponies 80-35 on Wednesday, January 29th on Senior Night, the last regular season game at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth. It was a game that saw senior Trinity Montigny score her 1000th point, a career high 42 points and freshman Morgan Clifford strike for 17 points with 5 3-pointers.
Ellsworth led 15-6 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Montigny had 11 with a 3-pointer, and Jocelyn Jordan and Alicia Kelley each had 2 points. For the Ponies Kiya Cook, Meghan Spooner and Ainsley Ade each had 2 points
In the 2nd Quarter Montingy made her 1000th point on a 3-pointer. She finished the Quarter with 10 points including 2 3-points. Morgan Clifford had 11 points with 3 3-pointes. Autumn Paul had 3 points and Casey Carter had 2 points. For Foxcorft Academy Kiya Cook had 5 points, and Ainsley Aide 2 points. The score was 41-13 at the end of the 1st Half
In the 3rd Quarter Ellsworth outscored Foxcroft Academy 18-15 to take a 59-28 lead. Montigny had 12 points with her 4th 3-pointer of the night. Jocelyn Jordan, Casey Carter and Sierra Andrews each chipped in with 2 points. For the Ponies Cook had 6 points, Jenna Anderson a 3-pointer, and Meghan Spooner, Annie Raynes and Destiny Weymouth 2 points each.
In the 4th Quarter Montigny added 9 points for Ellsworth. Clifford had 2 more 3-pointers. Casey Carter had 5 points with a 3-pointer. Alicia Kelley had 1 point For the Ponies Abby Knapp had 2 points, Meghan Spooner 2 points and Justice Batchelder and Ainsley Ade each had 1 point.
Ellsworth was led by Trinity Montigny with 42 points. Morgan Clifford had 17 points and Casey Carter 9 points. The Eagles were 18-28 from the free throw line
Foxcroft Academy was led by Kiya Cook with 14 points.
Ellsworth, now 10-6 has 2 games remaining in the regular season. They play at Hermon on Friday, January 31st at 7 p.m. and then conclude the regular season on Wednesday, February 5th at MDI. Both games will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device
Foxcroft Academy is 5-11 and will play host to Presque Isle on Saturday, February 1st
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