The Ellsworth Eagles bounced back from their loss to Presque Isle on Saturday, coming from behind to beat the Caribou Vikings on Monday, January 2nd, 52-49 at Katsiaficas Gymnasium.

Caribou jumped out to a 10-6 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Alex Bouchard had 4 points, Jake Paul, Austin Findlen and Parker Deprey each had 2 points for Caribou. For Ellsworth, Bryce Harmon had all of the Eagles points, going 4-4 from the free throw line and adding a 2-point basket.

Caribou had a 21-17 lead at the end of the 1st Half. For Ellsworth Zach Harris and Trent Mahon drained 3-pointers, Jackson Curtis had 3 points and Bryce Harmon added 2 points for the Eagles. For Caribou, Parker Deprey had 5 points including a 3-pointer, Austin Findlen had 4 points and Alex Bouchard was 2-2 from the free throw line.

In the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth went on a 12 point run to take the lead, 29-21 before Jake Berkoski hit a 3-pointer for Caribou. Ellsworth took a 34-28 lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Harris had 2 3-pointers for Ellsworth, Dylan Taplin had a 3-pointer and Mahon, Harmon, Jared Hamilton and Curtis each had 2 points for the Eagles. Bouchard had 4 points for the Vikings.

In the 4th Quarter, Caribou came back, outscoring Ellsworth 21-18 but were never able to get closer than 2 points, thanks to Ellsworth hitting free throws, they were 10-12 from the free throw line in the 4th Quarter. Harmon had 9 points in the 4th Quarter, going 5-6 from the free throw line. Jackson Curtis had 8 points, going 4-4 from the free throw line. Harris was 1-2 from the free throw line for Ellsworth. For Caribou Bouchard had 6 points including a 3-pointer, Findlen had 8 points, Berkoski had 5 points including a 3-pointer and Deprey had 2 points.

Ellsworth was led by Bryce Harmon with 19 points, while Jackson Curtis had a career high 13 points and Zach Harris had 10 points. The Eagles were 15-19 from the free throw line.

Caribou was led by Alex Bouchard with 16 points while Austin Findlen had 14 points. The Vikings were 5-8 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 4-3 and will play at MDI on Thursday, January 5th at 7 PM with the pregame starting at 6:30 PM in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA and WDEA Internet Radio.

Caribou, 2-4 plays home on Wednesday, January 4th at 7 PM against Fort Kent.

Line Score

Caribou Vikings Boys101172149
Ellsworth Boys611171852


Box Score


5Alex Bouchard165135416
10Cullin Caverhill10000000
12Jake Berkoski13120008
20Jake Paul11100022
22Theron Hand10000010
24Noah Rosado10000010
32Stewart Curtis10000000
34Austin Findlen166023514
40Dylan Marrero10000000
44Parker Deprey14310039
50Cody Anderson10000000


4Bradly Smith10000000
5Dylan Taplin11010003
10Zach Harris130312110
11Trent Mahon12110025
12Sam Giffin10000010
15Bryce Harmon1550910119
20Troy Folmer10000220
21Jared Hamilton11100012
22Devin Grindle10000000
23Connor Crawford10000000
32Jackson Curtis144055313
33Damian Carter10000020
34Andrew McCullough10000000

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