Bapst Too Much For MDI 66-48 [Box Score/Recap/Photos]
The John Bapst Crusaders were too much for the MDI Trojans on Saturday afternoon, January 20th at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, hitting 5 3-pointers in the 1st Quarter and beat MDI 66-48, after both teams had lost on Friday night.
In the 1st Quarter, John Bapst jumped out to a 22-12 lead, thanks to 7 points from Crystal Bell, 6 points each from Gracie Phillippon and Abbey Lagasse and 3 points from Caleigh Lebel. Legasse had 2 3-pointers and Phillippon, Lebel and Bell each had 1 3-pointer. MDI received 6 points from Maddy Candage, 4 points from Emily Banks and 2 points from Julia Watras.
It was 32-21 at the end of the 1st Half. In the 2nd Quarter, Watras had 5 points for MDI and Banks and Alexis Clarito each chipped in with 2 points. For the Crusaders Phillippon had 7 points with another 3-pointer, Sydney Ellis had 2 points and Lebel was 1-2 from the free throw line.
In the 3rd Quarter John Bapst extended their lead to 15 points, 49-34. Lebel had 8 points for John Bapst with a 3-pointer, Phillippon 4 points, Tia Zephyr had 3 points, and Legasse and Bell each went 1-2 from the free throw line. For MDI Rachelle Swanson and Hannah Chamberlain hit 3-pointers, Banks had 3 points, and Candage and Watras had 2 points.
In the 4th Quarter, MDI could never cut the deficit to below 10 points. Watras, Banks and Maddy Good each had 4 points for MDI with Swanson adding 2 points. For John Bapst Phillippon and Zephyr each had 5 points, with Phillippon hitting her third 3-pointer of the game. Lebel had 4 points, Emily Mook had 2 points and Bell 1 point.
MDI was led by Julia Watras and Emily Banks with 13 points each. The Trojans were 10-13 from the free throw line.
John Bapst was led by Gracie Phillippon with a game high 22 points and Caleigh Lebel had 16 points. The Crusaders were 14-23 from the free throw line.
MDI now 8-3 plays host to Old Town on Monday, January 22nd at 7 PM.
John Bapst, now 10-1 plays at Presque Isle on Tuesday, January 23rd at 4:30 PM.
Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos
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