Brewer Boys Defeat Ellsworth 81-58 as 2 Teams Combine for 21 3’s [PHOTOS/STATS]
The Ellsworth Eagles and Brewer Witches Boys Basketball Teams are two of the best 3-point shooting teams in Class B and Class A respectively. On Tuesday December 7th they met in a preseason game at Brewer Auditorium with the 2 teams combining for 21 3-pointers. The game was close until the 4th Quarter with Brewer pulling away, winning 81-58
It was 25-22 Brewer at the end of the 1st Quarter and the Witches lead was only 2 points at the end of the 1st Half 39-37. Brewer led at the end of the 3rd Quarter 58-50
Ellsworth was led by Chance Mercier with 15 points, while Hunter Curtis had 12 points. The Eagles were 7-10 from the free throw line. Ellsworth had 7 3-pointes with Brett Bragdon having 2 and Chance Mercier, Miles Palmer, Hunter Curtis, Michael Palmer and Kaleb Connors all sinking 1 3-pointer.
Brewer had 4 players in double figures. Brock Flagg had a game-high 21 points. Aaron Newcomb had 17 points. Ryder Goodwin had 11 points and Brady Saunders had 10 points. The Witches were 7-11 from the free throw line. Brewer had 14 3's. They were led by Aaron Newcomb and Brock Flagg with 5 3's each. Brady Saunders and Evan Nadeau each had 2 3's.
Ellsworth opens the regular season on Saturday, December 11th at 12:30. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 on WDEA Internet Radio , on any Alexa enabled device and on the the free downloadable WDEA APP
Brewer opens the regular season on Friday, December 10th at 6 p.m. when they host Skowhegan. That game will be livestreamed on 92.9 Ticket TV
Check out photos of the game (Note- It is Brewer's policy that competitors on the court do not have to wear masks)