The MDI Trojans were the decided underdogs going into today's Eastern Maine Championship game against the Presque Isle Wildcats! Presque Isle had a 63 game winning streak,, and MDI hadn't won a Eastern Maine Championship since 2003, the last year they had won back to back to back Gold Balls. But the way the MDI Girls came out firing, they refused to lose!

Sarah Phelps drained 3 3-pointers for 9 points in the 1st Quarter, for MDI and Hannah Shaw added 6 points. Presque Isle got 2 3-pointers from Taylor Williams for 6 points and Emily Lagerstrom had a 3-pointer for the Wildcats. At the end of the 1st Quarter, MDI ws up 17-11.

In the 2nd Quarter both teams continued to rain 3-pointers. Phelps added another 3-pointer, Molly Carroll had a 3 pointer and Sierra Tapley had a 3 pointer for MDI, who had 6 3's in the 1st Half. Presque Isle received a 3 pointer from Morgan Wilcox and Williams added another 3 pointer. It was 32-19 MDI at the end of the 1st Half, MDI, with both teams combinding for 11 3's. MDI did a great job defensively on Presque Isle's Hannah Graham the Big East Girl's Player of the year and on Krystal Kingsbury, as they were both held scoreless.

In the 3rd Quarter, MDI led by as much as 15 points, but at the end of the 3rd, it was MDI 46 Presque Isle 35. Williams had another 3 pointer for the Wildcats, and Graham and Kingsbury each added 4 points. MDI received 6 points from Kelsey Shaw, and sister Hannah Shaw added 4 points.

In the 4th Quarter, Presque Isle wouldn't quit, as they got the lead down to 5, but MDI refused to lose! Hannah Graham sank 3 3-pointers, and Emily Lagerstrom had 2 more 3-pointers. MDI's Hannah Shaw, a Miss Basketball semifinalist scored 11 points in the 4th Quarter, including going 5-6 from the free throw line to lead MDI to the 63-51 victory!

With the win, MDI will now play in the State Championship game, Friday, February 28th at the Cross Insurance Center and will play the winner between Lake Region and Wells at 7:05, in a game that will be broadcast on WDEA AM 1370 and WDEA Internet Radio!

Photos by Anna Travers

The 2013-14 Eastern Maine Class B Girl's Champions... The MDI Trojans!
(2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
MDI's Hannah Shaw and #33 Sierra Tapley celebrate (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
MDI's Sierra Myrick pulls down the net and swings it around! (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
A Presque Isle player tries to shoot while MDI's #5 Sarah Phelps and #25 Hannah Shaw defend (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
MDI's #33 Sierra Tapley with the shot, while Presque Isle's #20 Emma Kinney looks on (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Presque Isle's #24 Taylor Williams with the shot against MDI (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Kelsey Shaw with the shot for MDI as Presque Isle's #42 Krystal Kingsbury defends (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
MDI's #33 Sierra Tapley with the shot while Presque Isle's #20 Emma Kinney and #32 Hannah Graham defend (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
MDI's #21 Kelsey Shaw with the shot, as Presque Isle's #34 Emily Lagerstrom defends (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
MDI's #3 Sierra Myrick with a shot in between Presque Isle's #32 Hannah Graham and #52 Regan Nelson (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Presque Isle's #32 Hannah Graham shoots over MDI's #33 Sierra Tapley and #21 Kelsey Shaw (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Presque Isle's #32 Hannah Graham with the shot as MDI's #3 Sierra Myrick and #25 Hannah Shaw defend (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)

 

Box Score

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MDI Girls 2013-14

17

15

14

17

63

Presque Isle Girls

11

8

16

16

51

MDI

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
3 Sierra Myrick 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Sarah Phelps 1 4 0 4 0 0 4 12
11 Hailey Littlefield 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Molly Carroll 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 6
15 Julia Mace 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Kelsey Shaw 1 7 7 0 1 1 2 15
23 Jen Clemens 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Hannah Shaw 1 8 8 0 7 9 0 23
31 Ali Berman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Sierra Tapley 1 2 1 1 2 2 0 7
35 Sara Norberg 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
41 Abbe Miller 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
43 Keely McConomy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 23 17 6 11 14 7 63

Presque Isle

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Olivia  Hudson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Kaleigh Kinney 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
14 Jordi Legassie 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Emma Kinney 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
22 Erin Ackerson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Taylor Williams 1 5 1 4 2 4 2 16
30 Megan Seward 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Hannah Graham 1 5 2 3 0 0 3 13
34 Emily Lagerstram 1 3 0 3 0 0 3 9
40 Morgan Wilcox 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
42 Krystal Kingsbury 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 5
52 Regan Nelson 1 2 2 0 1 2 0 5
TOTALS 1 18 7 11 4 8 14 51