The MDI Girls Basketball Team raced out to a 10-0 lead and beat the Orono Red Riots 51-33 in Orono on Thursday, December 19th.

The Trojans led 18-5 at the end of the 1st Quarter. They were paced by Rachelle Swanson with 6 points. Elizabeth Jones had 4 points, Leah Carroll 3 points, Olivia Gray a 3-pointer and Emily Carter with 2 points. For Orono Ellie Peirce had a 3-pointer and Alyssa Labelle 2 points.

MDI increased their lead to 21 points at the Half, 33-12 outscoring the Red Riots 15-7. Leah Carroll had 4 points. Rachelle Swanson, Elena Alderman and Olivia Gray each had a 3-pointer while Emily Carter had 2 points. For Orono Chloe LaBree had 3 points while Lauryn Brown and Izzy Baker each had 2 points.

Orono outscored MDI 12-11 in the 3rd Quarter, but MDI led 42-24. Alyssa Labelle had 7 points, while Ellie Pierce 5 points with a 3-pointer. For MDI Alderman had a 3-pointer while Carter, Carroll and Jones each had 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Emily Carter had 5 points for MDI with a 3-pointer. Alderman and Carroll each had 2 points. For Orono LaBree had 4 points while Labelle had a 3-pointer and Brown had 2 points.

MDI was led by Emily Carter and Leah Carroll each with 11 points while Rachelle Swanson had 9 points. MDI was 1-8 from the free throw line.

Orono was led by Alyssa Labelle with a game high 12 points while Ellie Peirce had 8 points. The Red Riots were 4-7 from the free throw line.

MDI improved to 4-1 on the season and plays host to MCI on Saturday, December 21st at 1 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

Orono, now 0-5 plays host to Mt. View on Saturday, December 21st at 12:30

Line Score

MDI Girls18159951
Orono Girls5712933

Box Score


3Molly  Ritter10000000
11Elena Alderman18312000
13Emily Carter111541001
15Grace Witham10000020
21Lexi Rich10000001
23Leah Carroll111550122
25Abbie Farley10000000
31Olivia Gray16202000
33Rachelle Swanson19431002
35Olivia Joyce10000001
43Elizabeth Jones16330042
45Hannah Joy10000000


3Clarise Bell10000000
5Alyssa LaBelle112431341
11Brynn Kenney10000001
13Ellie Pierce18312001
15Mary Kate Smith10000001
21Hannah Sinclair10000001
23Lauryn Brown14220000
25Emerson Walston10000000
31Izzy Baker12110000
33Chloe LaBree17330133
41Audrey Pike10000000
55Maddie Leclair10000000

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