The MDI Girls haven't had a lot of success in Presque Isle over the last decade. Combine that with the fact that they lost to Caribou on Wednesday, December 27th and the odds weren't in the Trojans favor. But the MDI Girls came out and played a total game, playing hard for 32 minutes, with pressure defense challenging for every ball and came away with a 51-33 victory over the Wildcats!

MDI jumped out to a 10-3 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter, and Presque Isle didn't score until there was about 15 second left in the Quarter. Emily Banks had 4 points, Alexis Clarito a 3-pointer, Julia Watras 2 points and Maddy Candage 1 point. Presque Isle's lone points came via a 3-pointer from Madison Jandreau.

MDI increased the lead to 11 points at the end of the 1st Half, 23-12, outscoring the Wildcats in the 2nd Quarter 13-9. Candage and Rachelle Swanson had 4 points each for MDI, Hannah Chamberlain drained a 3-pointer and Banks had 2 points. For Presque Isle Emily Wheaton had 4 points, Maggie Castonguay and Molly Kingsbury had 2 points each and Kasey Haley was 1-2 from the free throw line.

MDI outscored Presque Isle 19-17 to take a 42-29 lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Candage had 6 points, Maddy Good 5 points with a 3-pointer, Watras, Banks and Chamberlain added 2 points each. For Presque Isle Wheaton had 7 points with a 3-pointer, Madison Michaud had a 3-pointer and Savanah Rodriguez added 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Presque Isle only scored 4 points, from Wheaton before Wildcat coach Jeff Hudson emptied his bench. MDI received 3 points from Good and 2 points each from Banks, Clarito and Candage.

MDI was led by Maddy Candage with 13 points, while Emily Banks had 10 points. The Trojans were 4-8 from the free throw line.

Presque Isle was led by Emily Wheaton with a game high 15 points. The Wildcats were 11-15 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 5-1 and will play host to Old Town on Saturday, December 30th at 3:30 with the pregame starting at 3:15 in a game that will be broadcast on  AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

Presque Isle, 3-1 will travel to Hermon to play the Hawks on Saturday, December 30th at 3PM.

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos!

Line Score

MDI Girls101319951
Presque Isle Girls3917433


Box Score


3Lindsey McEachern10000020
5Julia Watras12200024
11Lily Cook10000000
13Emily Banks144024310
15Alexis Clarito13210037
21Maddy Good13211148
23Julia Link10000000
25Maddy Candage166013013
33Rachelle Swanson12200034
35Cassie Craig10000000
41Hannah Chamberlain12110005
43Alahna Mild10000000

Presque Isle

10Madison Jeandreau11010013
12Madison Michaud11010013
14Emily Wheaton1321810015
20Chrissy Skidgel10002312
22Libby Moreau10000000
24Maggie Castonguay12110045
30Savannah Rodriguez11100012
32Kasey Haley10001211
34Sydney Thompson10000000
40Elizabeth Collins10000000
42Molly Kingsbury11100122
44Alana Legassie10000010
50Rebecca Rider10000000

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