A day after the MDI Girl's Basketball Team defeated Presque Isle 47-41the Trojans played Caribou on Saturday afternoon, January 23rd. Coach Brent Barker cautioned the girls about a let-down, and he needn't have worried, as the Trojans came out flying, playing inspired basketball, defeating the Vikings 66-26.

Photo Walter Chamberlain

In the 1st Quarter, the Trojans took a 20-2 lead. Caribou was hld scorelss for the first 3:48 as MDI went on a 10-0 run. Kesley Shaw scored 10 points in the 1st Quarter and Maya Watras, Abbe Miller, Maddy Candage, Mariah Hamor and Keely McConomy all scord 2 points. Gabrielle Marquis had Caribou's 2 points.

Photo Walter Chamberlain

MDI outscored Caribou 14-7 in the 2nd Quarter, to take a 34-9 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Shaw had 9 points, including a 3-point shot from half court as time expired. Athena Laurendeau had a 3-pointer, and Candage had 2 points. Searra Herbert had all 7 points in the quarter for Caribou.

Photo Walter Churchill

MDI outscored Caribou 20-10 to take a 54-19 lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Shaw had 6 more points, McConomy had 4 points, Cassidy Parady had 4 points, Candage had 3 points, Laurendeau had 2 points and Hamor 1 point for the Trojans. For Caribou Rachel Soucy had 5 points, Madison Doucette had 2 points, Jenna Boucher had 2 points and Hope Shea had 1 point.

Photo Walter Churchill

In the 4th Quarter, Julia Watras had 5 points, including a 3-pointer, Laurendeau had 5 points including a 3-pointer and Emma Watras had 2 points. For Caribou Doucette had 4 points, Danielle Hanson had 2 points, and Katelyn Clark had 1 point.

Photo Walter Churchill

MDI was led by Kelsey Shaw who had 25 points, while Athena Laurendeau had 10 points and Maddy Candage had 7 points. MDI was 8-10 from the free throw line.

Caribou was led by Searra Herbert with 7 points while Madison Doucette had 6 points and Rachel Soucy had 5 points . Caribou was 4-9 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 14-1 and plays at Hermon on Tuesday, January 26th at 7 PM.

Caribou is 3-12 and plays at Central on Saturday, January 30th at 6:30 PM.

Line Score

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Caribou Vikings Girls2710726
MDI Girls2014201266


Box Score


1Alexis Rodriguez0000000
2Maddie Doucette3300126
3Hope Shea0001201
5Danielle Hanson1100002
10Jaelynn Doody0000020
12Gabrielle Marquis1100102
14Kaitlyn Nadeau0000010
15Searra Herbert3301217
21Rachel Soucy2201125
22Ashley Matlock0000000
23Raylee Shaw0000000
32Katelyn Clark0001201
34Jenna Boucher1100032
44Monica McLaughlin0000010


3Maya Watras1100002
5Julia Watras2110015
11Abbe Miller1100002
15Alexis Clarito0000010
21Kelsey Shaw109144225
23Athena Laundreau42200010
25Maddy Candage3301227
31Emma Watras1100002
33Sierra Tapley0000000
35Mariah Hamor1101213
41Hannah Chamberlain0000010
43Keely McConomy3300026
45Cassidy Parady1102204