Eagles Continue to Roll

first_img State budget vs. job creation – January 22, 2015 Bio House fire in Winter Harbor – October 27, 2014 admin ELLSWORTH — Playing their third game in as many days, the Ellsworth Eagles used a strong third period to pull ahead of the Hermon Hawks en route to a 57-43 win on Saturday.Andrew Austin of the Ellsworth Eagles drives the lane for two of his game-high 17 points.—HUGH BOWDENELLSWORTH — Playing their third game in as many days, the Ellsworth Eagles used a strong third period to pull ahead of the Hermon Hawks en route to a 57-43 win on Saturday.Hoping to improve on their post-season playoff position in the Class B standings, the Hawks came out strong, building a 12-4 lead in the game’s opening moments.But a basket by Andrew Austin, a pair of threes by Thomas Sawyer and a driving layup by Austin that was set up by a nifty pass from Nick Holt cut the Hermon lead to 16-14 by period’s end.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe two teams nearly matched basket for basket through the second period with Ellsworth taking a 27-25 halftime lead, thanks to a pair of free throws by Cote Card to close out the quarter.In the third period, the Eagles took control.Austin scored off the glass and Jordan Carter followed with a pair of free throws to open the quarter.Joshua Allen hit a jumper for Hermon but Ellsworth’s Holt then came up with a steal and drove the lane for a layup and Tyler Palmer followed with a scoring drive to the basket to give the Eagles a 35-27 lead.Hermon cut the margin back to five but could get no closer the rest of the way.Austin led all scorers with 17 points and pulled down seven rebounds, Palmer finished with 12 points and Carter had four assists and three steals to go with six points for the Eagles.Tyler Thayer and Aaron Jellison each scored 10 points for the Hawks.For more sports news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.center_img Hancock County Court News Nov. 3 thorugh Dec. 11 – January 22, 2015 Latest posts by admin (see all) Latest Postslast_img

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