The MDI Girls Basketball Team ran out to a 22-5 lead in the 1st Quarter and beat the Orono Red Riots 59-23 in Bar Harbor on Friday, January 10th

MDI went out to a 22-5 lead hitting 4 3's, with their first 3 baskets being 3-pointers. Leah Carroll and Elena Alderman each had 7 points with a 3-pointer each and Olivia Gray had 2 3-pointers for 6 points. Emily Carter had 2 points. For Orono Ellie Peirce had the Red Riots' 5 points.

In the 2nd Quarter MDI outscored Orono 17-1 to take a 39-6 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Orono's Peirce scored the point going 1-2 with 4.6 seconds remaining in the Half. Leah Carroll had 9 points for MDI with a 3-pointer. Emily Carter had a 3-pointer and Olivia Gray had 2 points while Elizabeth Jones was 2-4 from the free throw line and Rachelle Swanson was 1-2 from the free throw line.

MDI increased the lead, outscoring Orono 9-5 in the 3rd Quarter to increase the lead 48-11. Olivia Gray had 3 points, Elizabeth Jones 2 points, going 2-2 from the foul line and Emily Carter and Leah Carroll each had 2 points. For Orono Clarise Bell had a 3-pointer and Ellie Peirce had 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Abbie Farley, m.Olivia Joyce and Hannah Joy each scored their 1st varsity points for MDI, each scoring 2 points. Grace Witham had 4 points and Olivia Gray was 1-2 from the foul line. Clarise Bell had 5 points for Orono with a 3-pointer, Izzy Baker had a 3-pointer and Ellie Peirce and Hannah Sinclair each had 2 points.

MDI was led by Leah Carroll with 18 points and Olivia Gray had 12 points. The Trojans were 7-12 from the free throw line.

Orono was led by Ellie Peirce with 10 points while Clarise Bell had 8 points. Orono was 4-9 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 8-3 and will play host to Old Town on Tuesday, January 14th at 7 a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

Orono is now 2-9 and will play host to John Bapst on Tuesday, January 14th at 7 p.m.

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos

Line Score

Orono Girls5151223
MDI Girls 2019-20221791159

Box Score


3Clarise Bell18202220
5Alyssa LaBelle10000001
11Brynn Kenney10000001
13Ellie Pierce110440251
15Mary Kate Smith10000000
21Hannah Sinclair12110000
23Lauryn Brown10000020
25Emerson Walston10000000
31Izzy Baker13101001
33Chloe LaBree10000003
41Audrey Pike10000000
55Maddie Leclair10000000


3Molly  Ritter10000001
11Elena Alderman17321000
13Emily Carter17321000
15Grace Witham14220003
21Lexi Rich10000000
23Leah Carroll118862001
25Abbie Farley12110001
31Olivia Gray112422241
33Rachelle Swanson11000120
35Olivia Joyce12110001
43Elizabeth Jones14000461
45Hannah Joy12110000

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