Ellsworth High School Announces Class of 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Inductees
Ellsworth High School is set to induct the 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Class this Saturday, October 12th at Ellsworth High School. The Hall of Fame Dinner will be in the cafeteria at Noon followed by the induction ceremony in the Auditorium.
Please call Ellsworth High School at 667-4722 to reserve your seat. Cost for the meal is $12.00
The Class of 2019 includes
Corey Dewitt - Cross Country, Basketball and Indoor Track
Corey set the Tournament single game record for Class B with a 52 point performance in a quarterfinal win against Hermon in 2007, his senior year. He also won 2 Regional Inddor Championships in Cross Country and 2 Team Championships. Corey also won the 1600 meter State Championship in Track and Field. He continued his successful running career at Dartmouth College where he ran Cross Country, Indoor Track and Outdoor Track.
Paul Firlotte - Cross Country
Paul graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1952. He started running as a sophomore in 1949. Paul won individual State Championships in 1949, 1950 and 1951. He finished his high school career by winning the New England Cross Country Championship. Paul finished his high school career undefeated. He went on to run at the University of Maine where he won the Yankee Conference Championship 3 times and the College New England Championship once.
Danny Kane - Baseball
Danny was on the 1st Ellsworth High School Baseball team to win a State Championship in baseball in 1983, his senior year. He went on to the University of Maine and set career records in Doubles (48), Hits (217) RBI's (158) and Games Played (190). Danny continued his baseball tradition as the Coach of the George Stevens Academy Eagles Baseball Team for 31 years, winning 3 State Championships and 10 Regional Championships. He is also in the UMaine Hall of Fame and Maine Basketball Hall of Fame.
CeCe McEachern - Swimming
CeCe was the 3-time PVC Champion and 2-time State Champion in Girls Swimming.By her senior year in 2013 she was team captain, school Valedictorian, and held every individual swimming record at Ellsworth High School. She was also a New England Champion. CeCe went on to swim at the University of Maine where she had multiple top 10 finishes in the America East Championships, was named to the America East All Academic Team twice, and was team captain her senior year.
Chad graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1990. He has the distinction of being the best soccer player to ever play for Coach Brian Higgins. His senior year he tallied 41 goals, which is still a single season record, and had 10 assists. He was part of 2 State Championships and 4 Regional Championships. In 1989 he was named to the All New England Soccer Team and was featured in Sports Illustrated.
Terry was part of the historical basketball teams at Ellsworth High School in the 1950’s. He helped lead the Eagles to Class L State Championships in 1953 and 1954 and to the New England Championships at the Boston Garden. Terry was named to the Bangor Daily News’ 1st All Maine Schoolboy Team in 1956. He went on to play 2 seasons at the University of Maine before becoming a successful high school basketball coach at Houlton High School and Central Aroostook.
Jennifer (Wadman) Myers-Soccer, Coach
Jennifer graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1988. She was a Soccer 1st Team PVC All Star for 2 years, Maine Sunday Telegram 2nd Team, named to the Eastern Maine Class B All Star Team and State Class B All Star Team her Senior year. Jennifer is ranked 3rd all time in scoring in the girl’s soccer program history. Jennifer continued her soccer career at the University of Maine where she played for 4 years and won the UMaine Scholar Athlete Junior and Senior year. She came back to EHS to lead the girl’s varsity soccer program to 2 Regional Titles and multiple Class B Coach of the Year honors.