Ellsworth Girls Advance to Regional Finals for 1st Time Since 1992 Beat Caribou 71-51 [STATS & PHOTOS]
The last time the Ellsworth Eagles played in the Regional Finals, Shannon Hamilton was on the court, as a player in High School in 1992... Now she's Shannon Curtis, Assistant Ellsworth Coach, mother of 3, 2 of whom are 1000 point scorers for the Eagles. On Wednesday morning, the Ellsworth Girls Basketball Team avenged 2 regular season losses, beating the Caribou Vikings 71-51 in the Class B North semifinals.
Ellsworth led 14-11 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 32-20 at the end of the 1st Half. The Eagles then increased their lead to 17 points in the 3rd Quarter to lead 53-36.
Ellsworth was led by Grace Jaffray who ended the game with 24 points, despite missing more than half the game with foul difficulty. Jaffray had 2 3-pointers and was 12-16 from the free throw line. Elizabeth Boles had 18 points, including 4 3-pointers. Abby Radel had 14 points. The Eagles were 24-33 from the free throw line.
Caribou was led by Big East Girls Player of the Year Madelynn Deprey with 26 points including 4 3-pointers. Madelynn Morrow had 11 points. Caribou was 15-21 from the free throw line.
Caribou's season comes to a close with a 16-4 record.
Ellsworth now improves to 17-3 and will play the winner of the Old Town-Houlton semifinal on Saturday afternoon, February 25th at 2 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device with the pregame starting at 1:45 p.m.
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Check out the photos of the game!