MDI Girls Beat Presque Isle 54-27 [Box Score/Recap/Photos]
In the last 10 years, prior to this year, the MDI Trojans Girls Basketball Team had only swept Presque Isle once in the regular season, when the 2014-15 Team went 18-0. The 2017-18 Team duplicated that mark, after the Trojans beat the Wildcats in Bar Harbor on Saturday, January 27th 54-27, after beating them up in Presque Isle on December 28th 51-33.
On Saturday the 27th MDI jumped out to a 8-7 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Maddy Candage had 6 points and Maddy Good 2 points for MDI.For Presque Isle Emily Wheaton had 4 points and Madison Michaud had a 3-pointer.
MDI outscored Presque Isle 18-9 in the 2nd Quarter to take a 26-16 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Emily Banks had 8 points for MDI and Lindsey McEachern and Hannah Chamberlain drained 3-pointers. Good and Candage each chipped in 2 points for MDI. For Presque Isle Wheaton had 5 points with a 3-pointer, and Maggie Castonguay and Savannah Rodriguez each had 2 points.
In the 3rd Quarter MDI outscored Presque Isle 19-5 to take a 44-21 lead after the 3rd Quarter. Banks had 7 points, Candage 6 points, Chamberlain a 3-pointer and Julia Watras 2 poitns for the Trojans. For Presque Isle Wheaton had 3 points and Michaud 2 points.
In the 4th Quarter MDI outscored Presque Isle10-6. Alahna Mild had a 3-pointer, Watras, Good, and Julia Link had 2 points and Banks had 1 point for the Trojans. For Presque Isle Molly Kingsbury, and Alana Legassie had 2 points each and Wheaton and Rebecca Rider each had 1 point.
MDI was led by Emily Banks with 16 points and Maddy Candage had 14 points. The Trojans were 4-6 from the free throw line.
Presque Isle was led by Emily Wheaton with 13 points. The Wildcats were 7-15 from the free throw line.
MDI now 11-4 sits in 3rd place in the Heal Point Standings and will play host to Orono on Wednesday, January 31 at 7 PM in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device with the pregame starting at 6:45 PM.
Presque Isle, now 10-4, sits in 6th place in the Heal Point Standings and will play host to Orono on Monday, January 29th at 4:15 PM. .
Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos!
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