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

MDI Girls1310181051
MCI Girls101031134

Box Score


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


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

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