MDI Girls Beat Old Town 54-19
The MDI Girl's Basketball Team played host to the Old Town Coyotes on the opening night of the 2016-17 season, and used a smothering defense to beat the Coyotes 54-19 on Friday, December 9th at Bernard Parady Gymnasium.
MDI took a 11-4 at the end of the 1st Quarter as Alexis Clarito sank a 3-pointer and Maddy Good, Abbe Miller, Mariah Hamor and Maddy Candage each had 2 points for the Trojans. Mackenzie Folsom and Corinne Saucier each had 2 points.
In the 2nd Quarter, MDI outscored Old Town 8-4 to take a 19-8 lead at the end of the 1st Half.Good added 4 points for MDI and Julia Watras had points as well. All of Old Town's points came from the free throw line, as Saucier was 2-2, Olivia Albert was 1-3 and Claudia Damboise was 1-3 as well.
MDI outscored Old Town 19-4 in the 3rd Quarter to take a 38-12 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. MDI's defense didn't allow Old Town to score for the 1st 3:20 in the Quarter. MDI had 7 points in the quarter from Julia Watras, Good had 3 points, Hannah Chamberlain drained a 3-pointer and Maya Watras and Candage and Clarito each had 2 points for the Trojans. For Old Town Jenessa Brown scored all of the Coyote's points.
In the 4th Quarter, Emily Banks had 5 points and Rachelle Swanson had 3 points for MDI, both scoring their 1st Varsity points. Chamberlain drained another 3 pointer for MDI and Julia Watras had 3 points while Maya Watras had 2 points. For Old Town Brittany King had 3 points, Albert had 2 points and Brown had 2 points.
MDI was led by Julia Watras with a game high 14 points, and Maddy Good had 9 points. The Trojans were 9-18 from the free throw line.
Old Town was led by Janessa Brown with 6 points and Corinne Saucier had 4 points. The Coyotes were 8-23 from the free throw line.
MDI is now 1-0 and will play host to Washington Academy on Wednesday, December 14th in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 and WDEA Internet Radio starting at 7 PM.
Old Town, 0-1 plays host to Mattanawcook Academy on Monday, December 12th at 7 PM.
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