The Ellsworth Boys defeated the John Bapst Crusaders 59-40 in a game played at Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor on Monday, January 27th.

Ellsworth jumped out to a 11-9 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Darby Barry had 5 points for Ellsworth with a 3-pointer. Jackson Curtis  and Austin Harris had 2 points each while J'Von James was 2-2- from the free throw line. For the Crusaders Sam Ellis had 4 points, Rhett McDonald had a 3-pointer and Cayman Zephir had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter Ellsworth and John Bapst each scored 12 points, and Ellsworth led 23-21 at the end of the 1st Half. Jackson Curtis had 8 point for Ellsworth, Hunter Curtis had 2 points and Darby Barry 2 points. For the Crusaders, Rhett McDonald had 11 points with a 3-pointer. Sam Ellis had 1 point, going 1-2 from the free throw line.

In the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth broke the game open, outscoring The Crusaders 23-9 to take a 46-30 lead.  J'Von James had 7 points with a 3-pointer. Jackson Curtis had 7 points and Hunter Curtis had 5 points. Austin Harris had 2 points for the Eagles. For  the Crusaders Zephir had 5 points with a 3-pointer. Same Ellis had 3 points. Rhett McDonald was 1-2 from the free throw line.

In the 4th QuarterJackson Curtis had 6 points, Hunter Curtis was 5-6 from the free throw line and Eamon McDonald had 2 point for Ellsworth. For John Bapst Rhett McDonald had 7 points and Corey Butler had a 3-pointer.

Ellsworth was led by Jackson Curtis with a game high 25 points. Hunter Curtis had 12 points. Ellsworth was 9-14 from the free throw line

John Bapst was led by Rhett McDonald with 21 points while Same Ellis had 9 points. The Crusaders were 2-5 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth, 12-3 is back in action on Tuesday, January 28th for Senior Night at Ellsworth High School, against the Foxcroft Academy Ponies with the pregame starting at 6:45 and tip-off at 7 with the game being broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA,on WDEA Internet Radio,  on our free dowloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

John Bapst, 1-13 will play host to Orono on Tuesday, January 28th.

Line Score

Ellsworth Boys1112231359
John Bapst Boys91291040

Box Score


3J’Von James19321221
4Connor Crawford10000001
5Nick Kane10000000
10Hunter Curtis112330691
11Austin Harris14220000
12Adam Inman10000000
14Brody Mercier10000000
15Eamon MacDonald12110000
20Darby Barry17321000
21Andrew Rideout10000000
22Michael Palmer10000000
23Brett Bragdon10000001
32Jackson Curtis12512120130
33Kolbe Hardy10000000

John Bapst

10Rhett McDonald121972121
12Max Chadwick10000002
14Cayman Zephir17321002
20Sam Ellis19440132
22Quinn Mitchell10000002
24Luke Norman10000000
32Jordan Kimball10000000
34Devlin Crowley10000001
44Corey Butler13101001
50Jaeden Sockebeson10000000
52Connor Young10000000


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