The MDI Girls bounced back from their first loss to Ellsworth since 2004,on Thursday, January 10th, outlasting a determined Orono Red Riot Team 41-38 at Bernard Parady Gymnasium on Monday, January 14th.

MDI took a 13-10 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter as Julia Watras hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer. Watras had 7 points for MDI, Maddy Canadage 4 points and Hannah Chamberlain was 2-2 from the free throw line for MDI. Ellie Sockabasin had 7 points for Orono and Izzy Baker had a 3-pointer.

MDI led 23-22 at the end of the 1st Half, with Hannah Chamberlain putting MDI ahead with a 3-pointer with 9 seconds left in the 1st Half. Olivia Gray also had a 3-pointer and Candage adn Rachelle Swanson each had 2 points for MDI. For Orono Sockabasin had 4 points, Camryn Brown a 3-pointer, Lauren Melanson 3 points and Baker 2 points.

MDI led 37-34 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Watras, Alexis Clarito, and Candage each had 4 points for MDI while Swanson had 2 points for the Trojans. For Orono Sockabasin had 3 more points. Melanson and Baker each had a 3-pointer and Mary Kate Smith 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter each team scored just 4 points as both played very deliberately. Clarito and Chamberlain each had 2 points for MDI while Melanson scored all of Orono's 4 points.

MDI was led by Julia Watras with 11 points and Maddy Candage with 10 points. The Trojans were 2-2 from the free throw line.

Orono was led by Ellie Sockabasin with a game high 15 points and Lauren Melanson ahd 10 points. The Red Riots were 2-5 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 9-1 and will play at Hermon on Thursday, January 17th at 7PM.

Orono is 3-8 and plays at Caribou on Saturday, January 19th at 1:30PM

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the pictures

Line Score

1 2 3 4 T
Orono Girls 10 12 12 4 38
MDI Girls 13 10 14 4 41

Box Score

Orono

# Name G PTS FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF
5 Alyssa LaBelle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Brynn Kenney 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ellie Pierce 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Mary Kate Smith 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
23 Lauryn Brown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
25 Molly McCluskey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
31 Izzy Baker 1 8 3 1 2 0 2 2
33 Chloe LaBree 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 Audrey Pike 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
41 Camryn Brown 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0
43 Lauren Melanson 1 10 4 3 1 1 2 0
55 Ellie Sockabasin 1 15 7 7 0 1 1 1
TOTALS 1 38 16 12 4 2 5 6

MDI

# Name G PTS FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF
3 Lindsey McEachern 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Julia Watras 1 11 5 4 1 0 0 3
13 Julia Perconti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Alexis Clarito 1 6 3 3 0 0 0 2
21 Lexi Rich 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Leah Carroll 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
25 Maddy Candage 1 10 5 5 0 0 0 2
31 Olivia Gray 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0
33 Rachelle Swanson 1 4 2 2 0 0 0 0
35 Cassie Craig 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
41 Hannah Chamberlain 1 7 2 1 1 2 2 1
43 Elizabeth Jones 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
45 Zoe Parker 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 41 18 15 3 2 2 10