The Ellsworth Girl's Basketball Summer Team won the inaugural Down East Showdown on Sunday, July 17th, beating MDI 68-26 in the finals.

Games took place at the gyms in the Ellsworth High School and Middle School.

Photo Down East Family YMCA
Photo Down East Family YMCA

The Ellsworth Team was coached by Andy Pooler and Amy Boles. Team members were

  • Abby Radel
  • Morgan Clifford
  • Grace Jaffray
  • Lily Bean
  • Addison Atherton
  • Megan Jordan
  • Elise Sargent
  • Aaliyah Manning
  • Olivia Jordan
  • Olivia Dane
  • Anna Stevens
  • Elizabeth Boles
  • Kaylee Bagley
  • Cassidee Cirard

#1 Ellsworth defeated #4 Sumner while #2 MDI defeated #3 Washington Academy to advance to the finals. Grace Jaffray was named Player of the Game with a game high 25 points.

Teams competing in the Varsity Tourney included Calais, Ellsworth, Foxcroft Academy, GSA, Jonesport-Beals, MDI, Shead, Sumner and Washington Academy.

In the JV Tournament Bangor won

Photo Courtesy Down East Family YMCA
Photo Courtesy Down East Family YMCA

Bangor advanced to the finals by defeating #4 Washington Academy. In the other semifinals #2 Brewer took on #3 Sumner.

Ayzlynn Gifford of Bangor was named Player of the Game finishing with a game high 11 points.

Teams competing included Bangor, Brewer, Jonesport-Beals, Shead, Sumner and Wasahington Academy.

This coming weekend the Boys will be playing in Bucksport.

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