Each week during the high school sports season the Eastern Maine High School Sports Examiner and the Eastern Maine Sports Blog will announce a female and male athlete of the week. You can send your nominations to Marc @ email@example.com. When you send your nominations include the athlete, name of the school, stats for the week of the nomination.
2012/2013 Winter season- Week 5- December 31st-January 5th
Garet Beal- Jonesport-Beals- Basketball- Recorded 44 points, 10 rebounds and six assists in 78-57 victory over Machias. Scored 30 points in 71-60 victory over Calais.
Beal has helped the Royals get off to a 7-0 start to the season. Beal also earned athlete of the week for his performance three weeks ago.
Isaiah Bess- Penquis- Basketball- Scored 46 points (including 7 three pointers) in 79-44 victory over Mattanawcook. It was a Penquis single game scoring record. Recorded 19 points, four rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block in 81-34 victory over Central.
Derek Richardson- Caribou- Basketball- Scored 28 points in 71-51 victory over Foxcroft. Scored 25 points in 59-51 loss to Houlton. Recorded 12 points and seven rebounds in 61-56 victory over Old Town.
Trevor Lyford- Penquis- Basketball- Scored 18 points in 79-44 victory over Mattanawcook. Recorded 24 points, four rebounds, four assists, two steals and one block in 81-34 victory over Central.
Xavier Lewis- Lawrence- Basketball- Scored 25 points including all 13 of his teams points in the fourth quarter in 52-49 victory over Bangor.
Spencer Hartsgrove- Nokomis- Basketball- Scored 26 points in 54-39 victory over Lincoln Academy.
Chase Cunningham- Messalonskee- Hockey- Had a hat trick in 4-0 win over Orono. Recorded a hat trick in 7-6 victory over Brewer.