Ellsworth Stays Unbeaten – Defeats Washington Academy 84-26 [STATS]
The Ellsworth Eagles Boys Basketball Team remained undefeated, beating the Washington Academy Raiders in East Machias on Friday night, January 13th.
Ellsworth jumped out to a 26-6 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter and led 49-15 at the end of the 1st Half. It was 66-23 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
Ellsworth poured in 13 3-pointers. Chance Mercier led all scorers with 27 points including 5 3-pointers. He now sits at 994 points, 6 away from 1000. Kaleb Conners and Eamon McDonald each had 9 points, coming on 3 3-pointers. Wyatt Bragdon, and Dawson Curtis each had a 3-pointers. Ellsworth was 13-19 from the free throw line.
Washington Academy was led by Ben Griffin with 7 points. Clay Crossman had 6 points on 2 3-pointers. Donovan Marzoll had a 3-pointer. The Raiders were 3-6 from the free throw line.
Ellsworth is now 10-0. They will host Foxcroft Academy on Tuesday, January 17th at 6:30 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device, with the pregame starting at 6:15 p.m.
Washington Academy is now 4-5. They travel to Caribou on Monday, January 16th to play the Vikings at 4:30 p.m.
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