At Presque Isle, Sid St.Peter scored three minutes into the game off a corner kick from Ben Haslam. Ellsworth added its second goal in the second half when St.Peter scored again off a free kick from Dagan Berenyi.
Two first-half goals proved to be enough as the Wildcats added one goal in the second half when Devin Schinhofen coverted a penalty kick.
Cody Lyford had 7 saves on 11 shots for Presque Isle and Steven Mahon had 6 saves on 8 shots for the Hawks.
Ellsworth moves to 1-0 and the Wildcats are 1-1-1.