MDI Girls Down MA 59-45
The MDI Girl's Basketball Team had lost 2 in a row, for the first time in over two years. They made sure it wasn't 3 in a row, with a 59-45 victory over the Mattanawcook Academy Lynx on Tuesday, December 27th in Lincoln.
MDI jumped out to a 12-11 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Maddy Candage had 4 points, Emma Watras 3 points, Maya Watras and Maddy Good each had 2 points and Alexis Clarito was 1-2 from the free throw line for the Trojans. For the Lynx, Kimberly Voisine had 6 points, Katie Tolams had a 3-pointer and Courtney Gordon had 2 points.
In the 2nd Quarter , MDI outscored Mattanawcook Academy 14-12 to take a 26-23 Half time lead. Clarito had a 3-pointer for MDI, while the Watras siststers, Emma, Maya and Julia each had a basket for MDI. Additionally Maddy Good had 2 points and Mariah Hamor had 2 points while Abbe Miller was 1-2 from the free throw line for the Trojans. For the Lynx, Voisine had 7 points including a 3-pointer, Courtney Gordon had 3 points and Natalie Tilton 2 points.
In the 3rd Quarter, MDI stretched their lead to 7 points, 39-32. Julia Watras had 4 points for the Trojans, while Maya Watras and Emma Watras had 2 points, as did Maddy Candage and Mariah Hamor. Maddy Good was 1-2 from the free throw line. For the Lynx, Gordon had 5 points including a 3-pointers, while Katie Tolman had 3 points and Emily Tolman was 1-2 from the free throw line.
The 4th Quarter belonged to Maddy Candage as she scored 12 points, going 4-5 from the free throw line. In addition, Abbe Miller, Emma Watras and Mariah Hamor had 2 points each for the Trojans. For the Lynx, Courtney Gordon had 6 points on 2 3-pointers, Katie Tolman had a 3-pointer and Emily Tolman and Gabby Hamm each had 2 points.
MDI was led by Maddy Candage with a game high 18 points. Emma Watras had 9 points. MDI was 10-15 from the free throw line.
Mattanawcook Academy was led by Courtney Gordon with 16 points while Kimberly Voisine had 13 points. The Lynx were 9-13 from the free throw line.'
MDI is now 3-2 on the season, and will play Caribou on Thursday, December 29th at 5:30 and Presque Isle on Friday, December 30th at 1 PM, both at home this week. Both games will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA and WDEA Internet Radio.
Mattanawcook Academy, now 1-4 will play host to Orono on Thursday, December 29th at 7 PM.
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