The MDI Girls bounced back from their first loss to Ellsworth since 2004,on Thursday, January 10th, outlasting a determined Orono Red Riot Team 41-38 at Bernard Parady Gymnasium on Monday, January 14th.

MDI took a 13-10 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter as Julia Watras hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer. Watras had 7 points for MDI, Maddy Canadage 4 points and Hannah Chamberlain was 2-2 from the free throw line for MDI. Ellie Sockabasin had 7 points for Orono and Izzy Baker had a 3-pointer.

MDI led 23-22 at the end of the 1st Half, with Hannah Chamberlain putting MDI ahead with a 3-pointer with 9 seconds left in the 1st Half. Olivia Gray also had a 3-pointer and Candage adn Rachelle Swanson each had 2 points for MDI. For Orono Sockabasin had 4 points, Camryn Brown a 3-pointer, Lauren Melanson 3 points and Baker 2 points.

MDI led 37-34 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Watras, Alexis Clarito, and Candage each had 4 points for MDI while Swanson had 2 points for the Trojans. For Orono Sockabasin had 3 more points. Melanson and Baker each had a 3-pointer and Mary Kate Smith 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter each team scored just 4 points as both played very deliberately. Clarito and Chamberlain each had 2 points for MDI while Melanson scored all of Orono's 4 points.

MDI was led by Julia Watras with 11 points and Maddy Candage with 10 points. The Trojans were 2-2 from the free throw line.

Orono was led by Ellie Sockabasin with a game high 15 points and Lauren Melanson ahd 10 points. The Red Riots were 2-5 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 9-1 and will play at Hermon on Thursday, January 17th at 7PM.

Orono is 3-8 and plays at Caribou on Saturday, January 19th at 1:30PM

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the pictures

Line Score

Orono Girls101212438
MDI Girls131014441

Box Score


5Alyssa LaBelle10000000
11Brynn Kenney10000000
13Ellie Pierce10000000
15Mary Kate Smith12110000
23Lauryn Brown10000001
25Molly McCluskey10000002
31Izzy Baker18312022
33Chloe LaBree10000000
35Audrey Pike10000000
41Camryn Brown13101000
43Lauren Melanson110431120
55Ellie Sockabasin115770111


3Lindsey McEachern10000000
5Julia Watras111541003
13Julia Perconti10000000
15Alexis Clarito16330002
21Lexi Rich10000000
23Leah Carroll10000002
25Maddy Candage110550002
31Olivia Gray13101000
33Rachelle Swanson14220000
35Cassie Craig10000000
41Hannah Chamberlain17211221
43Elizabeth Jones10000000
45Zoe Parker10000000


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