The MDI Girls Basketball Team used a 16-0 run in the 3rd Quarter to break open a close game and beat the MCI Huskies 51-34 on Saturday afternoon, January 4th in Pittsfield.

MDI jumped out to a 13-10 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Elena Alderman and Leah Carroll had 4 points each for MDI. Oliva Gray had a 3-pointer and Emily Carter 2 points for MDI. Danielle Dow had 6 points for MCI and Natalie Sites 4 points.

MDI led 23-20 at the end of the 1st Half. Rachelle Swanson had 4 points for MDI while Elena Alderman had 4 points. Leah Carroll had 2 points for the Trojans. For MCI Leah Bussell had 6 points and Natalie Site and Danielle Dow had 2 points each.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI went on the 16-0 run before MCI scored a 3 pointer by Sara Linkletter with 1:30 left in the Quarter. MDI ended up outscoring MCI 18-3. Rachelle Swanson had 6 points with a 3-pointer. Leah Carroll had 5 points with a 3-pointer. Emily Carter and Olivia Gray each had a 3-pointer and Elizabeth Jones was 1-2 from the free throw line.

In the 4th Quarter, Molly Ritter scored her 1st varsity points with 44 second remaining in the game for MDI. Olivia Gray had her 3rd 3-pointer. Elena Alderman and Elizabeth Jones each had 2 points and Rachelle Swanson was 1-2 from the free throw line. For MCI Bussell had 4 points, Linkletter her 2nd 3-pointer of the game and Jillian Frost and Danielle Dow 2 points each.

MDI had 3 players in double figures. Rachelle Swanson and Leah Carroll had 11 points while Elena Alderman had 10 points. MDI was 5-14 from the free throw line.

MCI was led by Danielle Dow and Leah Bussell each of whom had 10 points. The Huskies were 4-11 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 7-2 and will play host to Hermon on Wednesday, January 8th at 7 p.m.

MCI is now 2-6 and will play at Oceanside on Tuesday, January 7th at 6 p.m.

Line Score

1234T
MDI Girls1310181051
MCI Girls101031134

Box Score

MDI

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
3Molly  Ritter12110000
11Elena Alderman110440240
13Emily Carter15211000
15Grace Witham10000000
21Lexi Rich10000022
23Leah Carroll111541022
25Abbie Farley10000000
31Olivia Gray19303001
33Rachelle Swanson111431241
35Olivia Joyce10000000
43Elizabeth Jones13110122
45Hannah Joy10000000
TOTALS151201465148

MCI

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
2Jillian Frost12110021
3Natalie Sites16220243
4Danielle Dow110440243
12Sara Linkletter16202002
15Iciar Corrales10000000
20Janessa Foster10000000
24Hannah Robinson10000000
25Tereza Lazarova10000000
30Natalie Hodgins10000000
32Leah Bussell110550014
35Ella Bernier10000000
TOTALS1341412241113