The MDI Girls Basketball Team was stunned by the Caribou Vikings on Saturday, January 25th, as Selena Savage's scoop shot with no time remaining gave the Vikings a 33-31 victory over MDI on Saturday afternoon, January 25th in Bar Harbor.

Paige Espling was a force inside defensively for Caribou, disrupting MDI's gameplan with at least 8 blocked shots on the afternoon

Caribou jumped out to a 6-3 lead in the 1st Quarter. Taylor Skidgel, Paige Espling and Selena Savage each had a basket for Caribou. MDI's lone score came on a Rachelle Swanson 3-pointer.

Caribou led 13-8 at the end of the 1st Half. Espling had 4 points for Caribou with Savage having 2 and Ashlyn Bouchard 1 point, going 1-2 from the free throw line. For MDI Elena Alderman and Emily Carter each had 2 points and Olivia Gray was 1-2 from the free throw line.

MDI finally took the lead for the 1st time 19-17 with 3:58 left in the 3rd Quarter, and led 25-20 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. For MDI Alderman had 6 points, Olivia Gray 5 points with a 3-pointer, Leah Carroll 4 points and Lexi Rich 2 points. For the Vikings Skidgel had 4 points with a 3-pointer, Espling 2 points and Kim Susi 1 point.

In the 4th Quarter it was back and forth for the final 4:30 with the teams taking turn with the lead. Taylor LaBreck had 6 points for Caribou, Emily Collins 2 points and Espling 1 before Savage's game winner. For MDI Swanson and Carroll had 2 points while Alderman also had 2 points, going 2-2 from the line.

MDI was led by Elena Alderman with 10 points while Olivia Gray had 8 points. The Trojans were 5-8 from the free throw line.

Caribou was led by Paige Espling with 9 points while Taylor Skidgel had 8 points. The Vikings were 6-11 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 10-6 with 2 games remaining. They play at Hermon on Monday, February 3rd at 7 p.m. and then close out the regular season on Senior Night, Wednesday, February 5th at 7 p.m. at home against Ellsworth. Both those games will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

Caribou 6-10 with 2 games remaining. They play at Old Town on Saturday, February 1st at 12:30 and then finish the season at Presque Isle on Wednesday, February 5th.

Line Score

Caribou Vikings Girls6771333
MDI Girls3517631

Box Score


2Kimmy Susi11000123
3Renee Stubbs10000000
4Mia Theriault10000000
5Taylor Skidgel18321120
10Gabrielle Sutherland10000000
12Ashlyn Bouchard11000121
14Paige Espling111550131
15Selena Savage14220000
22Neveaeh Twombley10000000
23Taylor Labreck16220221
24Emily Collins12110001
33Abbigail Robbins10000000


3Molly  Ritter10000000
11Elena Alderman110440220
13Emily Carter12110002
15Grace Witham10000000
21Lexi Rich12110000
23Leah Carroll16330003
25Abbie Farley10000000
31Olivia Gray18211340
33Rachelle Swanson13101003
35Olivia Joyce10000000
43Elizabeth Jones10000023
45Hannah Joy10000000


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