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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Line Score

1234T
Mount View Boys1410181355
Ellsworth Boys2113191972

Box Score

Mt. View

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
1Noah Hurd114422442
4Ryan Oliver10000000
11Draedyn Furrow112440460
12Ben Osborne10000000
13Nicholss Cobb10000000
14Declan Knowlton118990034
21Isaac Ellis12110025
22Tyler Russell15101243
23Wyatt Evanson12110001
24Anthony LePore10000000
30Gage Corson10000000
32Collin Jones12110001
35West Hope10000000
50Travis Spaulding10000000
TOTALS15521183101916

Ellsworth

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
3Chance Mercier12410100465
4Miles Palmer10000014
5Logan McGowan10000000
10Hunter Curtis1237709112
11Brett Bragdon15211002
12Gage Hardy112550231
14Brody Mercier10000000
15Eamon MacDonald13101001
20Peter Keblinsky11000121
21Cruz Coffin10000000
22Michael Palmer14220003
23Kaleb Connors10000000
30Michael Harris10000000
32Ethan LeClerc10000000
TOTALS17227252162319