The Ellsworth Boys Basketball Team remained unbeaten, beating the John Bapst Crusaders 62-38 at the Cross Insurance Arena in Bangor on Tuesday, January 3rd.

Ellsworth led 16-6 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 33-19 at the end of the 1st Half. The Eagles led 48-23 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

Chance Mercier led the Eagles and had a game-high 26 points including 2 3-pointers. Kyle Kenney had 8 points. Peter Keblinsky had 7 points with a 3-pointer. The Eagles were 11-16 from the free throw line.

John Bapst was led by Mark Gaetani and Mattia Eberle each of whom had 7 points. Logan McMahon, Jon Pangburn, Anes Omar, Mark Gaetani and Mattia Eberle each had a 3-pointer. The Crusaders were 7-14 from the free throw line.

Ellsworth is now 8-0. They will play host to Mt. View on Saturday, January 7th at 1 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. 

John Baost is 1-6. They will travel to Caribou to play the Vikings on Saturday, January 7th at 4:30 p.m.

Thanks to Bob Beatham for the stats.

You can vote for the Week 4 High School Athlete of the Week HERE. Voting ends Thursday, January 5th at 11:59 p.m.

You can nominate someone for the Winter Week 5 High School Athlete of the Week by emailing HERE. Please put High School Athlete of the Week in the subject. Nominations for games January 1 - 7 need to be received by January 9th. 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 Boys1617151462
John Bapst Boys61341538


Box Score


Chance Mercier268246
Miles Palmer21---
Michael Harris0----
Cruz Coffin52-11
Kaleb Connors21---
Josiah James-Chin4--44
Wyatt Bragdon0----
Eamon MacDonald21---
Peter Keblinsky721--
Kyle Kenney83-23
Ethan LeClerc0----
Dawson Curtis21---
Brayden King0---2
Isiah Corson42---

John Bapst

Jon Pangburn511--
Anes Omar3-1--
Nigel Tall0----
Logan McMahon3-1--
Jack Mason0----
Mattia Eberle721--
Sam Bay0----
Soren Peterson0----
Mark Gaetani721-2
Tristen Martin0----
Tassallo Wedding51-33
Bryce Stengel41-27
Camren Barker41-22

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