Ellsworth wins first boys district since 2009

Chris Dobrowolski

BELLAIRE — There’s always been something standing in the way.

In the 12 years since Ellsworth last captured a boys basketball district crown, the Lancers have been denied by great teams from Bellaire, Boyne Falls and Central Lake. Even the COVID-19 virus, which ended last year’s district before Ellsworth was even defeated, has kept the Lancers from celebrating a postseason championship.

But there was nothing stopping the Lancers from hoisting the district championship trophy this year, breaking that district drought on Saturday with a 57-49 victory against Gaylord St. Mary in a Division 4 district final.

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