Strong 4th Qtr Leads Old Town Past Ellsworth [SCORES]
In a game that was fast paced and physical, Old Town used a strong 4th quarter to get past Ellsworth for a 51-40 win over the Ellsworth Eagles Wednesday night.The Coyotes outscored the Eagles 16-7 over the final 8 minutes with 7 of their points coming from the free throw line. That was the difference in a game that was close right from the opening tip a match-up of two pre-season favorites.
Old Town led by just 2 points after the third quarter but Chad Bartlett drained a 3 pointer and sank two free throws in the in the opening moments of the fourth that expanded the lead and forced the Eagles to rush their offense, leading to missed shots.
Bartlett also got the Coyotes rolling in the second quarter when he came off the bench and scored all 10 points for the team that took them from three points down to a one point lead at the half.
Bartlett finished with a game high 15 points and 8 rebounds while Andre Miller added 11 and Drew Coulombe 10 as the Coyotes improve to 3-1.
Bryce Harmon was the high man for the Eagles scoring all 9 of his points in the second half. Nick Bagley and Bruce St. Peter each added 8points for 2-1 Ellsworth.
Below are other scores form Wednesday night action.
- Old Town 51 Ellsworth 40
- Hermon 78 Foxcroft 58
- MDI 49 John Bapst 38
- PVHS 34 Penquis 33
- Presque Isle 66 Houlton 64
- Foxcroft 40 Hermon 31
- Stearns 71 Penquis 28
- Schenck 58 Katahdin 35
- Dexter 37 PVHS 28