The Ellsworth Girls Basketball Team won their opening game of the 2019-20 season, beating the Washington Academy Raiders 60-34 at Katsiaficas Gymnasium on Tuesday, December 10th.

Ellsworth-Washington Academy Girls December 10, 2019 Photo Chris Popper

Ellsworth jumped out to a 15-11 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Trinity Montigny drained 3 3-pointes for 9 points to lead Ellsworth while Sara Shea had 4 points and Samantha Carter 2 points.  For Washington Academy Gabby Morang had 4 points and Lucy Kilton had 3 points while Raeanah Reynolds and Riley Frasier each had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter Ellsworth outscored Washington Academy 19-9 to increase their lead to 34-20 at the end of the 1st Half. Montigny had 9 points, Jocelyn Jordan 6 points while Casey Carter scored her 1st varsity points, ending the Quarter with 2 points.Autumn Paul had 2 points  For the Raiders, Reynolds had 6 points, Kelci Williams 2 points and Kilton 1 point.

Ellsworth added to their lead in the 3rd Quarter, outscoring Washington Academy 15 to 10, to take a 49-30 lead. Montigny had 3 points as did Shea. Samantha Carter had a 3-pointer, Morgan Clifford scored her 1st varsity points, draining 2 free throws and Carter added 2 more points. For the Raiders, Reynolds had 4 points, Fraiser 3 points and Williams was 2-2 from the free throw line while Kilton was 1-2.

In the 4th Quarter Ellsworth's defense held Washington Academy to just 4 points. Reynolds hit a 3-pointer while Sarah Moulton was 1-2 from the free throw line. Meanwhile for Ellsworth Morgan Clifford, Casey Carter, Samantha Higgins, Sara Shea and Kayla Duhaime each had 2 points while Montigny was 1-2 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth was paced by Trinity Montigny with a game high 23 points, while Sara Shea had 10 points. Ellsworth was 4-11 from the free throw line.

Washington Academy was led by Raeannah Reynold with 15 points. The Raiders were 13-22 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth, 1-0 will play at MCI on Saturday, December 14th at 2:30 p.m. in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

Washington Academy 0-1 will play host to Mount View on Saturday, December 14th at 1:30 p.m.

Line Score

Washington Academy Girls11910434
Ellsworth Girls1519151160

Box Score

Washington Academy

5Chloe Dinsmore10000000
10Mackenzie Cates10000000
11Rachel Vose10000000
12Marissa Wood10000000
13Kaitlyn Smith10000000
14Sarah Moulton11000120
15Emma Griffin10000002
20Genevieve Thimlar10000000
21Raeanah Reynolds115651243
23Lucy Kilton15110361
24Kelci Williams14000441
25Gabrielle Morang14110220
33Riley Fraser15220144


3Morgan Clifford14110221
4Jocelyn Jordan16330023
5Casey Carter16330000
10Samantha Higgins12110022
11Trinity Montigny123963252
12Sara Shea110550001
14Samantha Carter15211001
15Kylie Robidoux10000001
21Sierra Andrews10000004
23Kayla Duhaime12110002
33Amber-Rae Pesek10000000
34Alicia Kelley10000001
50Autumn Paul12110002