The MDI Girls Basketball Team jumped out to a 23-0 lead in the 1st Quarter before Washington Academy scored with 1:23 remaining in the 1st Quarter and coasted to a 66-24 victory over the Raiders in East Machias on Thursday, December 20th.

MDI led 25-3 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Julia Watras and Maddy Candage each scored 6 points for MDI. Hannah Chamberlain had 5 points including a 3-pointer and Alexis Clarito, Leah Carroll, Olivia Gray and Rachelle Swanson each had 2 points for the Trojans. Raeanah Reyonlds had a 3-pointer for the Raiders.

In the 2nd Quarter, MDI outscored Washington Academy 13-10 to take a 38-13 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Elizabeth Jones had 4 points , Julia Watras, Maddy Candage and Rachelle Swanson each had 3 points. For Washington Academy Reynolds had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Katie Leighton had a 3-pointer and Begona Garcia had 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter, MDI outpaced Washington Academy 15-6 to take a 53-19 lead. Watras and Gray each had 3 points for the Trojans. Clarito, Candage, Cassie Craig and Jones each had 2 points while Swanson was 1-2 from the free throw line. For Washington Academy Mackenzie Cates, Emma Griffin and Garcia each had 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Jones had 4 points for MDI, Gray sank a 3-pointer, Craig had 3 points and Lindsey McEachern had 2 points. MDI desperately tried to get Zoe Parker her first varsity points but it wasn't to be. For Washington Academy Gabrielle Morang, and Riley Fraser each had 2 points and Teeya Harmon had 1 point.

Everyone with the exception of Parker scored for MDI and the Trojans had 3 players in double figures. Julia Watras had a game high 12 points, Maddy Candage had 11 points and Elizabeth Jones had her first varsity game in double figures, finishing the night with 10 points. The Trojans were 12-26 from the free throw line.

Washington Academy was led by Raeanah Reynolds with 8 points. Washington Academy was 1-10 from the free throw line.

MDI, now 4-0 will play host to John Bapst Friday, December 21st 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. The pregame will begin at 6:45 with the tipoff at 7PM.

Washington Academy 0-4 plays host to Waterville Saturday, December 22nd at 3:30

Line Score

MDI Girls2513151366
Washington Academy Girls3106524

Box Score


3Lindsey McEachern12110001
5Julia Watras112550242
13Julia Perconti10000000
15Alexis Clarito14220003
23Leah Carroll13110123
25Maddy Candage111550111
31Olivia Gray18321120
33Rachelle Swanson16110461
35Cassie Craig15220111
41Hannah Chamberlain15211011
43Elizabeth Jones110440271
45Zoe Parker10000020

Washington Academy

5Teeya Harmon11000120
10Mackenzie Cates12110023
11Inez Furth10000000
12Sydney Verge10000003
13Tabitha Pottle10000000
14Goiuria Cuadra10000000
15Emma Griffin12110010
20Claudia Brown10000000
21Raeanah Reynolds18312022
23Lucy Kilton10000000
24Braydi Dana-Surles10000020
25Gabrielle Morang12110003
32Begona Garcia14220003
33Riley Fraser12110013
42Katie Leighton13101002

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