The winter sports season is underway in high school sports and it's time to select an opening week Athlete of the Week. Check out the nominations.

Bangor 1 Sam Martin
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Bangor HS Senior Sam Martin:  The 6-foot-8 center has averaged a double-double through his first three games in Class AA North for the Rams. That includes 27 points and eight rebounds vs Windham Friday night. Bangor is off to a 3-0 start to the season.

Hampden 1 Bryce Lausier
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Hampden Academy Senior Bryce Lausier:  The Broncos are off to a 3-0 start through the first week and the senior guard is a big reason why. He scored 41 points Friday night in the win over Brewer. He had 27 points in the opening night win over Skowhegan.

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Dexter HS Junior Peyton Grant:  The Tigers won their two games in week one on the Class C North schedule and Grant led the way with 28 points in the season opener vs Penquis and another 20 points in the win over PCHS.

Connor Demerchant PI
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Presque Isle HS Senior Connor Demerchant:  Three goals and six points in the Wildcats 9-2 win over Kennebec made Demerchant the 13th Presque Isle player to reach the 100 point mark in his high school career. The Wildcats are off to a 2-1 start in Class B North hockey.

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