Despite trailing most of the game, the Ellsworth Boys outscored Brewer 21-9 in the decisive 4th Quarter to beat the Brewer Witches 66-62 in Brewer on Tuesday night, December 5th.

Brewer led 13-11 at the end of the 1st Quarter, and 36-23 at the end of the 1st Half. The Witches led 53-45 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

Chance Mercier led all scorers with a game-high 33 points for Ellsworth. Braden King had 15 points. The Eagles had 4 3-pointers on the night. Dawson Curtis sank 2 and Chance Mercier and Braden King each had 1 3-pointer. The Eagles were 2-4 from the free throw line.

Brewer was led by Charles Brydges with 15 points. Jake Perry had 11 points and Owen Fullerton had 10 points. The Witches sank 5 3-pointers. Brydges had 2 3's, and Perry had 1. Ethan Leavitt had a 3-pointer and Steven Youngs had 1 3-pointer. Brewer was 5-11 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth opens the season on Friday, December 8th at Bucksport at 7 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

Brewer will open the season at home on Friday December 8th against Hampden Academy at 6 p.m. . That game will be live-streamed for free on Ticket TV

If you are a coach or manager of a high school basketball or hockey team, we would love to have you send us a copy of your scoresheet/scorebook!. A photo may be emailed to or texted to 207-469-8660. We will then write a recap of the game with a scoring recap on the 92.9 The Ticket website. We need to receive the information within 24 hours of the game to get this done.

The High School Athlete of the Week is resuming beginning the week of December 4th. Please send your nominations via email to Chris Popper by Sunday, December 10th for the Week December 4th-9th. We will then announce the nominations on Monday December 11th. You'll be able to vote once per day December 11th-14th with the Week 1 Winter High School Athlete of the Week being announced on Friday, December 15th.

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Line Score

Ellsworth Boys 2023-241112222166
Brewer Varsity132317962


Box Score


Chance Mercier3314122
Miles Palmer21---
Josiah James-Chin21--2
Cruz Coffin0----
Kaleb Conners0----
Braden King1561--
Bryce Hart0----
Hollis Grindal0----
Hunter Boles0----
Kyle Kenney63---
Conner MacDonald0----
Dawson Curtis6-2--
Jackson Barry0----
Zach Bray0----
Isiah Corson21---


Jake Perry1141--
Steven Youngs1351-1
Charles Brydges154212
Cayen Philbrook0----
Dylan Nadeau0----
Ethan Leavitt3-1--
Owen Fullerton103-48
Brady Saunders0----
Cole Harriman0----
Anderson Clifford21---
Logan Littlefield84---
Reese Smith0----

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