It was another tough loss for the MDI Trojans Girls Basketball Team, falling to the Presque Isle Wildcats 46-44 at Bernard Parady Gymnasium in Bar Harbor on Friday, January 24th.

MDI jumped out to a 14-7 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Olivia Gray and Rachelle Swanson hit 3-pointers for MDI, with Swanson's coming from the corner with just 4.4 seconds left in the Quarter. Elizabeth Jones had 4 points for MDI, in the paint, and Elena Alderman and Emily Carter had 2 points each. For Presque Isle Anna Jandreau had a 3-pointer and Faith Sjoberg and Libby Moreau each had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter Presque Isle outscored MDI 14-4 to take a 21-18 lead at the end of the 1st Half. For the Wildcats Maggie Castonguay had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Meg Casavant had a 3-pointer. Faith Sjoberg drained a NBA distance 3-pointer and Rhylee Kinney had a 2 pointer while Moreau was 1-1 from the free throw line. For MDI Jones had the Trojan's 4 points.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI outscored Presque Isle 15-14 to cut the lead to 2 points, 35-33 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. For the Trojans Jones had 6 points, Leah Carroll had 5 points with a 3-pointer. Olivia Gray had her 2nd 3-pointer of the game and Rachelle Swanson was 1-2 from the free throw line. For Presque Isle Sjoberg hit another deep 3-pointer. Jandreau hit her 2nd 3-pointer, Rebecca Rider had 4 points and Castonguay and Kinney each had 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Casavant had 5 points for Presque Isle with her 2nd 3-pointer. Sjoberg hit another NBA range 3-pointer. Rider had 2 points and Moreau was 1-2 from the free throw line. For MDI Carroll had her 2nd 3-pointer. Jones, Swanson, Gray and Carter each had 2 points for the Trojans.

MDI was led by Elizabeth Jones with a game high16 points while ripping down 10 rebounds for a double-double. Leah Carroll and Olivia Gray each had 8 points. MDI was 1-2 from the free throw line.

Presque Isle was led by Faith Sjoberg with 11 points while Meg Casavant had 8 points. The Wildcats were 2-7 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 10-5 and will play Caribou in Bar Harbor on Saturday, January 25th at 1p.m. in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

Presque Isle, 12-3 will play at Ellsworth on Saturday, January 25th at 1p.m.

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos.

Line Score

Presque Isle Girls714141146
MDI Girls144151144

Box Score

Presque Isle

10Hattie Bubar10000000
12Faith Sjoberg111413000
14Jenna Sargent10000000
20Anna Jeandreau16202003
22Libby Moreau14110242
24Maggie Castonguay17321011
30Alana Legassie10000002
32Anna Trombley10000000
34Meg Casavant18312011
40Rhylee Kinney14220000
42Sadie LaPointe10000000
44Allison Himes10000000
50Rebecca Rider16330011


3Molly  Ritter10000000
11Elena Alderman12110002
13Emily Carter14220000
15Grace Witham10000000
21Lexi Rich10000002
23Leah Carroll18312004
25Abbie Farley10000000
31Olivia Gray18312004
33Rachelle Swanson16211121
35Olivia Joyce10000000
43Elizabeth Jones116880001
45Hannah Joy10000000

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