The MDI Trojans Girl's Basketball Team took the long drive to East Machias and came away with a 72-47 victory over the Washington Academy Raiders on Wednesday, December 9th.

MDI jumped out to a 20-5 1st Quarter lead as Kelsey Shaw scored 9 points and Keely McConomy added 6 inside the paint. Caitlyn Lyons scored all 5 of Washington Academy's points.

Photo Hannah Chamberlain

In the 2nd Quarter, Washington Academy outscored MDI 23-18, but MDI led at the half 38-28. Lyons added 10 points and Rylea Steeves had 8 points including a 3-pointer and Jaiden Veal had 5 points for the Raiders. Washington Academy was successful in getting to the free throw line, going 8-13 in the 2nd Quarter. Sierra Tapley had 6 points for MDI in the Quarter.

Photo Hannah Chamberlain

In the 3rd Quarter, MDI's lead was cut to 7 points, but McConomy added 6 points, and Tapley hit a 3 at the buzzer to increase MDI's lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter 52-42. For Washington Academy Steeves hit 2 3-pointers for 6 points and Hannah Atcherson added 4 points.

Photo Walter Churchill

In the 4th Quarter, it was all MDI, as they outscored Washington Academy 20-5. Abbe Miller had 4 points including a 3-pointer for MDI, Tapley had a 3-pointer, Julia Watras had 4 points and Maddy Candage had 3 points.

Photo Walter Churchill

MDI was paced by Kelsey Shaw with 19 points, while Sierra Tapley and Keely McConomy each had 16 points. All Trojans with the exception of one scored. MDI was 7-16 from the free throw line.

Washington Academy was led by Caitlyn Lyons wiht 16 points while Rylea Steeves had 14 points and Jaiden Veal had 11 points. The Raiders were 14-23 from the free throw line.

Earlier the MDI JV sTean defeated Washingtoin Academy 57-20.

MDI is now 2-0 and will play their first home game, Friday night December 11th at 7 PM  against Hermon  with the pregame starting at 6:45 on AM 1370 and WDEA Internet Radio.

Washington Academy is now 2-1 and will travel to Lincoln to play Mattanawcook Academy on Friday night, December 11th at 7 PM.

Line Score

1 2 3 4 T
MDI Girls 20 18 14 20 72
Washington Academy Girls 5 23 14 5 47

Box Score

MDI

# Name FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
3 Maya Watras 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
5 Julia Watras 2 2 0 0 0 0 4
11 Abbe Miller 1 0 1 1 2 0 4
21 Kelsey Shaw 9 9 0 1 4 0 19
23 Athena Laundreau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Maddy Candage 2 2 0 2 4 0 6
31 Emma Watras 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
33 Sierra Tapley 7 5 2 0 0 0 16
35 Mariah Hamor 0 0 0 1 2 0 1
43 Keely McConomy 7 7 0 2 4 0 16
45 Cassidy Parady 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
TOTALS 31 28 3 7 16 0 72

Washington Academy

# Name FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
5 Rylea Steeves 4 1 3 3 4 0 14
11 Lydia Day 0 0 0 1 2 0 1
12 Hannah Atcherson 2 2 0 1 2 0 5
13 Brecken Barker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 River Hodgdon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Paige Richarson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Olga Del Olmo Hernandez 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
24 Nicole Mitchell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Caitlyn Lyons 4 4 0 8 11 0 16
32 Jaiden Veal 5 5 0 1 2 0 11
42 Glenda Francis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 15 12 3 14 23 0 47