Maybe it's the Aroostook County air, but Ellsworth Eagle Chance Mercier sure loved playing in Caribou on Saturday afternoon, as he erupted for 41 points, and the Ellsworth Eagles beat Caribou 67-41 to remain undefeated.

Ellsworth led 18-10 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 27-18 at the end of the 1st Half. The Eagles were on top 46-28 at the end of the 3rd. Mercier had 14 points in the 1st Quarter, 4 in the 2nd Quarter, 11 points in the 3rd Quarter and 12 points in the 4th Quarter.

Ellsworth was led by Mercier with the game-high 41 points including 2 3-pointers. Kaleb Connors and Eamon MacDonald each had a 3-pointer. The Eagles were 7-11 from the free throw line.

Caribou was led by Reece Cavagnaro with 13 points. Wesley Lapointe and Landon Belanger each had a 3-pointer. The Vikings were 11-16 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 14-0. They play at Hermon on Tuesday, January 31st at 7 p.m.

Caribou is now 8-5 and will play host to Fort Kent on Tuesday, January 31st at 7 p.m.

You can nominate someone for the Winter Week 8 High School Athlete of the Week by emailing HERE. Please put High School Athlete of the Week in the subject. Nominations for games January 22-28 need to be received by January 23rd. 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

EHS Boys189192167
Caribou Vikings Boys108101341


Box Score


Chance Mercier4115259
Miles Palmer0----
Michael Harris42---
Cruz Coffin0----
Kaleb Connors3-1--
Josiah James-Chin41-22
Wyatt Bragdon0----
Eamon MacDonald3-1--
Peter Keblinsky84---
Kyle Kenney0----
Ethan LeClerc0----
Dawson Curtis21---
Brayden King21---
Isiah Corson0----


Kaymen Sargent84---
Owen Carrigan0----
Reece Cavagnaro132-910
Brayden Brescia0----
Dylan Bouchard0----
Tristan Robbins42---
Henry Hebert52-12
Liam Dee21---
Wesley Lapointe511--
Avery Thibodeau0---2
Landon Belanger4-112
Blake Anderson0----
Dawson St. Pierre0----

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