Foxcroft Academy 54 Ellsworth 50
The Foxcroft Academy Ponies won their 4th consecutive game, defeating Ellsworth 54-50 on Wednesday, January 21st at Foxcroft Academy.
Foxcroft Academy jumped out to a 17-11 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Hunter Smith had 6 points, while Sean Cody had 5 points and Riley Richards and Drew Dankert each had a 3-pointer. Ellsworth had 5 points from Bruce St. Peter and 3-pointers from Alex Braley and Bryce Harmon.
The Ponies increased their lead at halftime, leading 35-23. Hunter Smith had 8 points in the 2nd Quarter, as did Drew Dankert, and each Pony scored 2 3-pointers in the 2nd Quarter. Cody, added 2 points Nick Bagley and Dylan Kelley had 3-pointers, and St. Peter, Derek Look and Harmon each added 2 points.
Foxcroft led 43-29 after the 3rd Quarter. Nick Clawson had 5 points, including a 3-pointer and Smith had another 3-pointer for the Ponies. For Ellsworth, Harmon, Conor Maguire and Cooper Henderson each had 2 points.
In the 4th Quarter, Ellsworth outscored Foxcroft Academy 21-11, but the Ponies made just enough foul shots, and Ellsworth wasn't able to go on a sustained run. All of Foxcroft Academy's points came from the free throw line, they went 11-16. For Ellsworth, Bagley had 6 points including a 3-pointer, Harmon had 4 points, St. Peter had 5 points and Braley had another 3-pointer. Charlie Libbey scored his first varsity points for Ellsworth, a 3-pointer in the 4th Quarter.
Foxcroft Academy was led by Hunter Smith with 22 points, while Drew Dankert had 13 points. The Ponies were 14-21 from the free throw line.
Ellsworth was led by Bruce St. Peter with 12 points, while Bryce Harmon had 11 points and Nick Bagley had 9 points. Ellsworth was 7-10 from the free throw line.
Ellsworth is now 7-5 and plays host to Presque Isle Friday, January 23rd at 7:30 PM and Caribou on Saturday, January 24th at 2:30 PM.
Foxcroft Academy is now 7-6 and hosts Hermon on Saturday, January 24th at 7 PM.
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