MDI Girls Rally to Beat John Bapst 53-46 [STATS & PHOTOS]
The MDI Trojans Girls Basketball Team trailed the majority of the game, but rallied to outscore John Bapst 17-7 in the 4th Quarter and beat the Crusaders 53-46 in Bar Harbor on Friday, December 9th.
John Bapst led 13-6 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 25-20 at the end of the 1st Half. The Crusaders led 39-36 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
John Bapst was led by Lily Higgins who finished with 23 points. Higgins scored all of John Bapst's points in the 1st Quarter, She ended the night with 6 3-pointers, but foul trouble limited her playing time in the 2nd Half. Jayden Schoppee had 7 points including a 3-pointer. The Crusaders were 2-6 from the free throw line.
MDI was led by Mollie Gray who finished with a game-high 26 points including 2 3-pointers. Alexsandra Hanley finished with 8 points. MDI took advantage of John Bapst's foul problems, going 13-23 from the free throw line.
MDI is now 1-0 and will play host to Ellsworth on Thursday night, December 15th at 7 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.
John Bapst 0-1, plays at Washington Academy on Tuesday, December 13th at 6:30 p.m.
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Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos from the game
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