The last time the MDI Girls Basketball Team played on the Cross Insurance Center floor, they won the Northern Maine Class B Championships. On Friday night, January 17th they came out flying and beat the John Bapst Crusaders 49-37.

The Trojans took a 14-6 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Elizabeth Jones owned the inside, scoring 5 points. Elena Alderman had 4 points, Leah Carroll had a 3-pointer and Rachelle Swanson had 2 points for the Trojans. For John Bapst Kate Harriman had 3 points, Lacey Scanlon 2 points and Syndey Ellis 1 point.

The Trojans made it 30-17 at Halftime, outscoring the Crusaders 16-11 in the 2nd Quarter. Alderman had 5 points with a 3-pointer. Jones added 4 more points. Emily Carter had a 3-pointer and Olivia Gray and Rachelle Swanson each had 2 points. For John Bapst Scanlon had 5 points with a 3-pointer. Jamie McQuarrie and Jenna McQuarrie each had 2 points and Sydney Ellis was 2-2 from the free throw.

In the 3rd Quarter each team scored 7 points, so MDI led 37-24 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. For John Bapst Ellis had 5 points and Scanlon 2 poins. For MDI Jones had 3 points and Alderman had her 2nd 3-pointer.

In the 4th Quarter John Bapst brought the score to within 9, but couldn't get any closer, outscoring MDI 13-12.  For MDI Swanson had 8 points going 4-4 from the line and Alderman was 4-4 from the charity stripe. For John Bapst Emily Mock had 7 points including a 3-pointer, Scanlon 4 points and Ellis 2 points.

MDI was led by Elena Alderman with 16 points while Elizabeth Jones had 13 points and Rachelle Swanson 12 points. MDI was 11-14 from the free throw line.

John Bapst was led by Lacey Scanlon with 13 points while Sydney Ellis had 10 points. The Crusaders were 13-19 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 9-4 and will play at Ellsworth on Wednesday, January 22nd with the tipoff at 7p.m. The pregame will start at 6:30 and the game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

John Bapst is 7-4 and will play host to Foxcroft Academy on Saturday, January 18th.

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos!

Line Score

1234T
MDI Girls141671249
John Bapst Girls61171337

Box Score

MDI

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAFT%PF
3Molly Ritter10000000.0000
11Elena Alderman116532460.6672
13Emily Carter13101000.0003
15Grace Witham10000000.0000
21Lexi Rich10000000.0000
23Leah Carroll13101000.0005
25Abbie Farley10000000.0000
31Olivia Gray12110000.0002
33Rachelle Swanson112440450.8003
35Olivia Joyce10000000.0000
43Elizabeth Jones113550331.0002
45Hannah Joy10000000.0000
TOTALS1491713411140.78617

John Bapst

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAFT%PF
4Kate Harriman13110120.5002
5Savannah Libby10000000.0002
10Jamey Satterfield10000000.0000
14Jamie McQuarrie12110000.0001
20Lillian Higgins10000000.0000
22Sydney Ellis115431690.6672
23Caroline Cowing10000000.0000
24Jayda Smith10000000.0002
32Emma Cowing10000000.0000
33Emily Mock17211240.5000
34Lacey Scanlon18220441.0002
40Jenna McQuarrie12110000.0002
44Kendra Fournier10000000.0000
TOTALS137119213190.68413