The Ellsworth Girls Basketball Team had a chance to tie it at the buzzer but came up just short as the Caribou Vikings outlasted the Eagles 59-56 on Friday, December 30th at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth.

Caribou led 16-14 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 30-28 at the end of the 1st Half. The Vikings increased their lead 43-35 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

Caribou was led by Madelyn Deprey who had 17 points including 4 3-pointers. Ainsely Caron had 14 points with 2 3-pointers. Carly Morrow had 11 points with 1 3-pointer. Selena Savage had 2 3-pointers. All together the Vikings drained 9 3-pointers in the game and were 8-16 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth was led by Grace Jaffray with a game-high 23 points including a 3-pointer. Morgan Clifford had 12 points with 4 3-pointers, including 3 of them in the 4th Quarter. Abby Radel had 12 points with 1 3-pointer. Ellsworth answered with a total of 7 3-pointers but were only 11-23 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 5-2 and will play John Bapst at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Tuesday, January 3rd at 6:30 p.m.

Caribou is 4-1 and will host Presque Isle on Tuesday, January 3rd at 7 p.m.

You can nominate someone for the Winter Week 4 High School Athlete of the Week by emailing HERE. Please put High School Athlete of the Week in the subject. Nominations for games December 26th to December 31st need to be received by January 2nd. Then tell us why your nominee is deserving! Let us know specifics! How many goals did she/he score? How many points did she/he score? How fast did they run or throw in the indoor track meet? How fast did they swim in the swim meet? How did they do in the wrestling meet? We also want to know what school they go to! Please send them by Monday night!

Tuesday we will then compile the nominees and it will be your turn to choose the winner! You can then cast your votes, and voting will close Thursday night at 11:59 p.m. We will then announce the winner online and on air on Friday each week!

We are also looking for reports of High School Basketball,  Hockey, Swimming, Indoor Track and Field, and Wrestling results. If you can email them HERE we will write recaps nightly. We need the score, who scored the goal, and any highlights. You can even text the photo of the scoresheets to 207-469-8660.

Line Score

Caribou  Girls1614131659
EHS Girls141472156


Box Score


Selena Savage6-2--
Brianna Levesque0----
Phoebe Solomon0----
Ainsley Caron143222
Liv Adams62-22
Joslyn Griffeth0----
Abby Haney31-11
Madelyn Deprey172413
Amelia Godin0----
Madelyn Morrow21--1
Carly Morrow113127
Brynne Hamilton0----


Abby Radel122155
Kaylee Bagley0----
Elise Sargent0----
Megan Jordan2--24
Morgan Clifford12-4--
Aaliyah Manning0----
Addison Atherton1--14
Elizabeth Boles61112
Lily Bean0---1
Grace Jaffray239127
Savannah Edgecomb0----


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