Raiders Trample Eagles

EAST MACHIAS — Back in December, the Ellsworth Eagles downed the Washington Academy Raiders by more than 20 points in their first meeting.

On Tuesday in East Machias, the 11th-ranked Raiders had their revenge, allowing the Eagles just eight rebounds and rolling to a 72-48 upset win.

Ellsworth again had a subpar night offensively, shooting just 33 percent from the floor and 50 percent from the foul line, and connecting on just three of 14 three-point attempts.

Thomas Sawyer finished with 13 points and Nick Holt added eight for the Eagles.

Christos Illopoulos-Ontoemelam led the 5-3 Raiders with 20 points and Drew Sansing added 10.

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Hugh Bowden

Hugh Bowden

Executive Editor
Hugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American's editorial department. When he's not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected]
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