The Ellsworth Boy's Basketball Team was trailing by 19 points heading into the 4th Quarter 41-29 but outscored Houlton 28-9 in the 4th Quarter to tie it at the end of regulation 50-50 thanks to Bryce Harmon's floater with 1 second remaining. In Overtime Ellsworth outscored Houlton 14-9 to win 64-59. Ellsworth never led until overtime.

Houlton led 6-0 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Nick Perfitt, Jared Fox and Cameron Graham each had 2 points for Houlton.

Houlton led 22-12 at the end of the 1st Half. In the 2nd Quarter Fox had 5 points, Graham 4 points, Perfitt a 3-pointer and Jacob Worthley and Cameron Cleary each had 2 points for Houlton. For Ellsworth Bryce Harmon had 6 points,  Zach Harris had 5 points including a 3-pointer, and Dylan Taplin had 2 point.

Houlton increased their lead to 19 in the 3rd Quarter 41-22. For Houlton Graham had 10 points including a 3-pointe, Nolan Porter had a 3-pointer, Keegan Gentile had 3 points and Worthley and Cleary each had 2 points for the Shiretowners. For Ellsworth Zach Harris and Troy Folmer each had 3-pointers for 3 points and Bryce Harmon and Dylan Taplin each had 3 points.

In the 4th Quarter Harmon had 8 points, Jared Hamilton had 8 points and Dylan Taplin and Zach Harris each had 2 3-pointers a piece for 6 points each. Ellsworth was 6-9 from the free throw line in the 4th Quarter. Harris fouled out with 3:01 remaining for Ellsworth. Houlton only managed free throws in the 4th Quarter, going 9-17. Gentile was 2-7, Graham 2-4, Worthley 2-2, Perfitt 1-2 and Fox 1-2.

In Overtime Ellsworth took their 1st lead of the game. Harmon had 9 points,going 7-10 from the free throw line. Bradly Smith scored his 1st points of the game, a 3-pointe and Hamilton had 2 points. For Houlton Nick Brewer, Cameron Graham, and Keegan Gentile each had 2 points. Cameron Callnan had a 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded.

Ellsworth was led by Bryce Harmon with a game high 25 points. Zach Harris had 14 points and Jared Hamilton 10 points. The Eagles were 14-25 from the free throw line.

Houlton was led by Cameron Graham with 20 points. Jared Fox had 8 points and Keengan Gentile had 7 points. Houlton was 15-26 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 6-4 and plays at Washington Academy on Thursday, January 19th at 6 PM in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA and WDEA Internet Radio.

Houlton, now 5-3 plays host to Central on Monday, January 17th at 7 PM.

Line Score

Houlton Boys616199959
Ellsworth Boys01210281464


Box Score


2Nolan Porter11010013
10Nick Perfitt12111216
11Keegan Gentile111051047
12Jared Fox13302328
14Cameron Graham176159320
21Dylan Johnston10000000
22Jacob Worthley12202256
24Jaron Gentle10000000
32Nick Brewer11100022
33Ryder Graham10000000
34Cameron Cleary12200034
44Cameron Callan11010003


4Bradly Smith11010023
5Dylan Taplin13121229
10Zach Harris151400514
11Trent Mahon10000030
12Sam Giffin10000000
15Bryce Harmon17701117425
20Troy Folmer11010053
21Jared Hamilton144024210
22Devin Grindle10000000
23Connor Crawford10000000
32Jackson Curtis10000220
33Damian Carter10000000
34Andrew McCullough10000000

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