In the Battle of Eagles GSA Beats EHS 70-54 [Box Score/Recap]
The George Stevens Academy Eagles defeated the Ellsworth Eagles on Friday, February 2nd on Senior Recognition Night at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth 70-54.
GSA jumped out to a 18-12 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Taylor Schildroth scored 12 points with 3 3-pointers. Caden Mattson had 2 points, Max Mattson had 2 point and Percy Zentz had 2 points for GSA. For Ellsworth Bradly Smith and Andrew McCullough each had a 3-pointer and Dylan Taplin, Zach Harris and Sam Giffin each had 2 points.
GSA increased their lead to 14 points at the end of the 1st Half, 31-17. In the 2nd Quarter Schildroth had 6 points including a 3-pointer. Max Mattson had 5 points and Zents added 2 more for GSA. For Ellsworth Jackson Curtis had a 3-pointer and Jared Hamilton had 2 points.
In the 3rd Quarter Ellsworth outscored GSA 22-16 to cut GSA's lead to 8 points 47-39. Jared Hamilotn and Dylan Taplin each had 6 points for Ellsworth, Sam Giffin had a 3-pointer, Zach Harris had 3 points and Jackson Curtis and Devin Grindle each had 2 points for Ellsworth. For GSA Percy Zentz had 10 points including a 3-pointre, Caden Mattson had 3 points, Stean Simmons 2 points and Max Mattson 1 point before he picked up a technical foul with 1:27 remaining in the 3rd Quarter.
In the 4 Quarter, Schildroth scored 11 points, going a perfect 5-5 from the free throw line. Caden Mattson ahd 6 points, Max Mattson 4 points and Eric Mote 2 points. For Ellsworth Bradly Smith drained 2 3-pointers, Dylan Taplin had 4 points and Austin Harris had 2 points.
GSA had 4 players in double figures. Taylor Schildroth finished with a game high 29 points. Percy Zentz had 14 points, Max Mattson 12 points and Caden Mattson 11 points. GSA was 13-18 from the free throw line.
Ellsworth was led by Dylan Taplin with 12 points and Bradly Smith had 9 points. Ellsworth was 6-10 from the free throw line.
It was the last regular season home game for Andrew McCullough, Jared Hamilton, Dylan Taplin, Bradly Smith and Zach Harris.
Ellsworth, now 10-6 plays at Foxcroft Academy on Monday, February 5th with the tip-off at 7PM and pregame beginning at 6:45 with the game broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device
GSA now 15-1 plays host to Mattanawcook Academy on Tuesday, February 6th at 7PM
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