Sports in brief . . .

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Sports in brief . . .

Saucier tabbed as top Sunrise rookie

The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Rashell Saucier, a freshman from Washburn, was honored as rookie of the week in the Sunrise Conference.

Saucier received the award for the week ending Nov. 21 after averaging 9.6 points and 6.6 rebounds in three games. She had 13 points and six boards in a 93-53 loss to Maine Maritime Academy; and followed that with six points and eight rebounds in a 77-34 loss to Eastern Connecticut State University. Rashell closed the week by leading her team with a 10-point effort in the Owl’s first win of the season over Lasell College, 53-52. Saucier also grabbed six rebounds in the victory.

Koch makes all-state team in cross country

Washburn freshman Carsyn Koch was named to the Maine Sunday Telegram All-State Girls’ Cross Country team, which was announced Sunday.

Koch earned a berth on the elite squad after winning the state Class C title by more than a minute with a time of 19:36. She also eased to the regional title the previous week for the Beavers, who were fielding a cross country team for the first time in seven years. She capped the season by finishing an impressive 45th, seventh among Maine runners, at the New England Championships held in Thetford, Vt. Nov. 13.

PIHS season tickets now available

Season passes for girls varsity basketball, boys varsity basketball and ice hockey may now be purchased at the Presque Isle High School Athletics Office.

For anyone that had a reserved seat last year, these seats will be honored until Dec. 24. After that date, reserved seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Season pass prices are: basketball only, $30; ice hockey only, $25; combination (basketball and ice hockey), $50.

Season pass holders will be admitted to all regular season home games only.

RCCC makes donation to local organization

Representatives from the Roostook County Car Club delivered 209 food items and $42 in cash to the Bread of Life Food Kitchen in Caribou last week.

The donations were made during the club’s Race for Hunger event held in Caribou Nov. 20.

Delivering the items on Nov. 22 to Shirley Fortin, who operates Bread of Life, were RCCC president Marcel Bosse, his wife Nancy, daughter Janet and Damian Theriault, who were all club members.

For more information on the Roostook County Car Club, search the web for the club’s Facebook page.

Hoop standings in Caribou league

Standings in the Caribou Men’s Basketball League as of Nov. 28 are as follows: Griffeth Ford (3-0), Freddy Ps (3-0), St. Peter Construction (2-1), Time Warner Cable (2-1), Leo’s Citgo (1-2), Loring Job Corps (0-2), Gagnon’s Studio (0-2), Theriault Lawn Care (0-3).

The schedule for this week is: Wednesday, Dec. 1, Griffeth Ford vs. St. Peter Construction, 7 p.m.; Theriault Lawn Care vs. Freddy Ps, 8 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 6, Loring Job Corps vs. Time Warner, 7 p.m.; Freddy Ps vs. Griffeth Ford, 8 p.m.

OAPI to offer biathlon event

The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Outdoor Adventure Program will host a program to close out the semester. Registrants will be able to participate in biathlon target practice at the Nordic Heritage Sports Center on Friday, Dec. 3.

Instruction and activities for this event will be led by local elite biathletes and the registration deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 4 p.m. For more information contact Kim McCrea at 768-9401.