Ellsworth Varsity Boys Beat Mt. View 72-55 to Open the 2021-22 Season [STATS]
The Ellsworth Varsity Boys celebrated playing in fans for the 1st time since February 2020, beating the Mt. View Mustangs 72-55 at Katsiaficas Gymnasium on Saturday, December 11th, in the opening game of the 2021-22 season.
Ellsworth jumped out to 21-14 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. They extended their lead to 10 points at the end of the 1st Half, 34-24. It was 53-42 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
Ellsworth had 3 players in double figures. Chance Mercier had a game-high 24 points to lead all scorers. Hunter Curtis finished with 23 point and Gage Hardy had 12 points. The Eagles were 16-23 from the free throw line. Ellsworth sank 2 3-pointers, 1 by Brett Bragdon and the other by Eamon MacDonald.
Mount View had 3 players in double figures. Declan Knowlton led the Mustangs with 18 points, while Noah Hurd had 14 points and Draedeyn Furrow had 12 points. The Mustangs were 10-19 from the free throw line and sank 3 3-pointers. Noah Hurd had 2 3-pointers and Tyler Russell sank the other.
Ellsworth is now 1-0 and will play host to MDI on Wednesday, December 15th at 7 p.m. Seating limitations will be in effect. We will have details Monday or Tuesday on these limitations. You can listen to the pregame starting at 6:45 on AM 1370 WDEA, on our free downloadable APP, on any Alexa enabled device and on WDEA Internet Radio. The game will also be livestreamed on the Ellsworth High School Athletic You Tube Channel
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