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

MDI Girls141671249
John Bapst Girls61171337

Box Score


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

John Bapst

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

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