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
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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
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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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