To say that the Ellsworth Eagles Girls Basketball Team has had some lean years recently would be an understatement. They hadn't won more than five games in a season since 2005, but that is changing and in a big way this winter! The Ellsworth Eagles beat John Bapst at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth, Saturday, January 5th 44-29 and are now 6-3 on the season.John Bapst falls to 1-7 for the winter.

Playing without guards Maddie Card and Sydni Palmer who are both injured, Ellsworth led at the end of the 1st Quarter 11-10. At half time it was 22-21 with the Eagles up 1 point over John Bapst. After 3 Quarters Ellsworth led 34-28 and then went on a 10-1 run in the 4th Quarter to put the game away with the final 44-29.

Ellsworth was led by Morgan Card with 19 points. Card was 4-11 from the field, 1-2 from 3 point land and 8-10 from the free throw line.Taylor White also had 9 points for Ellsworth. Jordan Turner was the leading scorer for the John Bapst Crusaders with 10 points going 2-6 from the field and 6-11 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth's next game is Tuesday January 8th when they travel to East Machias to play the 3-2 Washington Academy Raiders in a game that will be heard on AM 1370 WDEA and WDEA Internet Radio with the pre-game starting at 6:40 and the opening tip-off at 7 PM. John Bapst's next game is Friday January 11 when they play host to the Ponies from Foxcroft Academy.

Box Score

John Bapst

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
4 Kendra Kelly 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Karrie O'Donnell 1 2 2 0 0 0 3 4
12 Cassie Campbell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Jordan Turner 1 2 2 0 6 11 4 10
20 Darby Paul 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 2
22 Courtney Benson 1 2 1 1 1 1 5 6
23 Tessa Lilley 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Hannah Phillippon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Emily Brackett 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Maegan True 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 5
40 Mackenzie Haman 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
42 Keyana Voye 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Mandy Richard 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
TOTALS 1 10 8 2 7 12 18 29

Ellsworth

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
3 Emily Berry 1 1 1 0 0 1 5 2
4 Chelsea Beal 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
5 Maddie Card 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Hailee Langley 1 4 4 0 0 0 3 8
11 Annika Firestone 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 4
15 Sydni Palmer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Taylor White 1 4 4 0 1 2 4 9
21 Kaiti Kinney 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Morgan Card 1 5 4 1 8 10 0 19
25 Maddie Dow 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
30 Hannah Buzzell 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 1 17 16 1 9 15 14 44