The Ellsworth Boy's Basketball season came to an end on Thursday, February 16th as the Eagles fell to Presque Isle, up in Presque Isle 60-50, in a Class B North Prelim Game.

The #5 seeded Presque Isle Wildcats jumped out to a 15-12 lead over the #12 seeded Ellsworth Eagles in the 1st Quarter. For Presque Isle Griffin Guerrette had 7 points including a 3-pointer, and Jonah Hudson and Jason Dumais had 4 points each. For Ellsworth Dylan Taplin, Bryce Harmon and Jared Hamiton had 4 points each.

Ellsworth senior Bryce Harmon reinjured his ankle and was unable to return to the game in the 1st Quarter.

In the 2nd Quarter Presque Isle outscored Ellsworth 14-8 to take a 29-20 lead at the end of the 1st Half. For the Wildcats Jason Dumais had 8 points, Griffin Guerrette had 4 points and Bradley Kinney added 2 points. For Ellsworth Jared Hamilton had 4 points while Zach Harris and Jackson Curtis chipped in 2 points each.

Presque Isle extended their lead to 11 points at the end of the 3rd Quarter 42-31. Griffin Guerrette and Bradley Kinney each had 5 points, and Jonah Hudson had a 3-pointer.  For Ellsworth Zach Harris had a 3-pointer, Jared Hamiton had 3 points, Dylan Taplin and Jackson Curtis had 2 points and Troy Folmer had 1 point.

Ellsworth outscored Presque Isle 19-18 in the 4th Quarter but were never able to cut the lead below 6 points. In the 4th, Jared Hamilton had 9 points, Jackson Curtis had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Zach Harris had 3 points and Damian Carter had 2 points for the Eagles. For Presque Isle Griffin Guerrette had 6 points, Bradley Kinney had 5 points, Jason Dumais had 3 points, Marcus Ouellette had 2 points and Jake Kinney and Jonah Hudson chipped in 1 point each.

Ellsworth was led by Jared Hamilton with a season high 20 points while Jackson Curtis had 9 points and Zach Harris had 8 points. Ellsworth was 12-20 from the free throw line.

Presque Isle was led by Griffin Guerrette with a game high 22 points with Jason Dumais adding 15 points and Bradley Kinney 12 points. Presque Isle was 16-30 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth finishes the season with a 8-11 record.

Presque Isle is now 14-5 and will play #4 Orono on Saturday, February 19th.

Line Score

Ellsworth Boys128111950
Presque Isle Boys1514131860


Box Score


4Bradly Smith10000000
5Dylan Taplin12202406
10Zach Harris13211208
11Trent Mahon10000000
12Sam Giffin10000000
15Bryce Harmon11102204
20Troy Folmer10001201
21Jared Hamilton188045020
22Devin Grindle10000000
23Connor Crawford10000000
32Jackson Curtis13212409
33Damian Carter11100102
34Andrew McCullough10000000

Presque Isle

10Jack Bonville10000000
12Jack Beaulieu10000000
14Griffin Guerrette1651910022
20Carter Rice10000000
22Marcus Ouellette11100002
24Jacob Kinney10001401
34Jonah Hudson12113408
40Bradley Kinney155027012
42Jason Dumais177013015
50Patrick Cash10000200
54Trace Cyr10000000

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