Think making free throw don't matter? In a game seen on Ticket TV the Ellsworth Eagles went 20-26 from the free throw line, while Caribou was 3-9 and Ellsworth beat Caribou 63-52 on Saturday afternoon, January 27th in Ellsworth.

The Eagle led 22-15 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 35-28 at the end of the 1st Half. Ellsworth led just by 4 points, 46-42 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

Ellsworth was paced by Chance Mercier with 24 points (7-8 from the free throw line) and Hollis Grindal with 12 points. The Eagles had 7 3-pointers on the afternoon, with Mercier hitting 3 3's and Grindal 2 3-pointers. Miles Palmer and Brayden King each had 1 3-pointer.

Caribou was led by Tristan Robbins with a game high 24 points. Landen Belanger had 11 points. The Vikings drained 9 3-pointers in the game. Belanger had 3 3's, while Robbins had 2 3-pointers. Kaymen Sargent, Dylan Bouchard, Braden Brescia and Sam Hebert each chipped in with 1 3-pointer.

Caribou is now 11-4 on the season. They will play at Fort Kent on Tuesday January 30th.

Ellsworth is now 12-3. They will host Bucksport on Tuesday, January 30th at 7 p.m.

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Line Score

Caribou  Boys1513141052
Ellsworth Boys2213111763


Box Score 


Dylan Bouchard3-1--
Braden Brescia3-1--
Sam Hebert4-112
Kaymen Sargent511--
Max Morrow0----
Owen Carrigan21---
Dawson St. Pierre0----
Landen Belanger1113--
Andrew Cummings0----
Tristan Robbins248227
Dakota Trombley0----
Colby Oeullette0----


Chance Mercier244378
Miles Palmer4-112
Josiah James-Chin61-46
Cruz Coffin0----
Kaleb Conners21---
Brayden King3-1--
Bryce Hart0----
Hollis Grindal122222
Hunter Boles0----
Kyle Kenny82-46
Conner MacDonald21---
Dawson Curtis21---
Jackson Barry0----
Zach Bray0----
Isiah Corson0----

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