The #6 MDI Girls will take on the #3 Ellsworth Eagles to open Tourney 2023 on Friday afternoon, February 17th, with the tip-off at 4 p.m.

The game will be broadcast on AM 1370, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device, with the pregame starting at 3:45 p.m.

For those looking to stream the game, it is available via subscription on the NFHS Network

Ellsworth comes in with a record of 15-3, having concluded one of their best regular seasons in over 25 years

MDI is 11-8, having beaten Belfast 54-40 in a prelim game on Tuesday, February 14th

MDI and Ellsworth met twice this season with the Eagles winning both games, 60-38 on December 15 and 78-49 on February 7th.

Ellsworth and MDI are well represented on the Big East Girls Final Stat Leaders


  • Grace Jaffray - Ellsworth 2nd with 19.3 points per game
  • Mollie Gray  - MDI 5th with 13.8 points per game
  • Abby Radel - Ellsworth 7th with 12.1 points per game


  • Mollie Gray - MDI 2nd with 8.9 rebounds per game
  • Grace Jaffray - Ellsworth 3rd with 8.7 rebounds per game
  • Lexie Tozier - MDI 7th with 6.9 rebounds per game


  • Elizabeth Boles - Ellsworth 3rd 3.5 assists per game
  • Lily Bean - Ellsworth 5th with 3.2 assists per game
  • Mollie Gray - MDI 9th with 2.7 assists per game


  • Grace Jaffray - Ellsworth 4th with 3.6 steals per game
  • Elizabeth Boles - Ellsworth 7th with 3.0 steals per game.

The winner of this Quarterfinal will take on the winner of the #2 Caribou vs. #7 Foxcroft Academy Quarterfinal on Wednesday, February 22nd at 10 a.m.

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