On Friday, January 19th Hermon blew out MDI 68-35 in Hermon. Five days dater on Tuesday, January 24th MDI forced Hermon into overtime before losing 44-40 at Bernard Parady Gymnasium in Bar Harbor, the MDI Trojan's 2nd game of 4 this week.

Hermon led 8-5 at the end of the 1st Quater. Maddie Pullen had 4 points with a 3-pointer, Alex Allain had 3 points and Madi Curtis had 1 point. For the Trojans Emily Banks had 3 points and Maddy Good had 2 points.

MDI took a 14-13 lead at the end of the 1st Half, outscoring Hermon 9-5 in the 2nd Quafter. Maddy Good had 5 points for MDI going 3-4 from the free throw line. Julia Watras and Maddy Candage had 2 points each. For Hermon, Brooke Cowan had 3 points and Allain had 2 points.

MDI led 25-24 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. For Hermon, Pullen had 3 3-pointers for 9 points and Curtis had 2 points.  For MDI, Candage had 8 points, Hannah Chamberlain had 2 points and Watras was 1-2 from the free throw line.

MDI led for much of the 4th Quarter, but the Hawks took a late lead with just a couple of minutes left. They were up 36-34 until Julia Watras tied the game with no time left, putting the Hawks and Trojans into a 36-36 tie as the buzzer sounded to end the 4th Quarter. In the 4th Quarter MDI was 7-8 from the free throw line with Watras having 6 points, including a 3-pointer. Candage and Good were each 2-2 from the free throw line and Banks was 1-2.  For Hermon Paige Plissey had 5 points, Grace Page 4 points, Alex Allain 2 points and Cowan 1 point.

In Overtime, Hermon was 6-9 from the free throw line. Page had 4 points, Maddie Pullen was 3-5 from the free throw line and Brooke Cowan was 1-2. For MDI Alexis Clarito had a 3-pointer and Rachelle Swanson was 1-2 from the free throw line.

MDI was led by Maddy Candage with 12 points and Julia Watras and Maddy Good each had 9 points. The Trojans were 16-26 from the free throw line.

Hermon was led by Maddie Pullen with a game high 16 points and Grace Page had 8 points. The Hawks were 12-22 from the free throw line.

MDI, 9-4 plays host to Caribou on Friday night, January 26th at 6 PM and Presque Isle on Saturday, January 27th at 1 PM. The pregames will begin at 5:45 and 12:45 on the respective days, with the games being broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

Hermon, 13-1 plays host to Old Town on Saturday January 27th at 1:30 PM.

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos

Line Score

Hermon Hawks Girls851112844
MDI Girls591111440


Box Score


3Alex Allain13301227
4Paige Plissey12201255
5Gabby Chasse10000010
10Emily Smith10000000
12Madisyn Curtis11101413
21Brooke Cowan11103415
23Caitlyn Tracy10000000
24Rachel Balmas10000000
25Grace Page13302348
30Lauren Plissey10000020
32Maddie Pullen140447216


3Lindsey McEachern10000000
5Julia Watras13212429
11Lily Cook10000010
13Emily Banks11102434
15Alexis Clarito11010023
21Maddy Good12205629
23Julia Link10000000
25Maddy Candage1330610512
33Rachelle Swanson10001211
35Cassie Craig10000000
41Hannah Chamberlain11100022
43Alahna Mild10000010

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