The MDI Trojan's Girl's Basketball Team nearly shocked Northern Maine, as they were within 1 point of the number 1 seed Houlton Shiretowners 37-36 with 4:30 remaining in the game, before falling to Houlton 47-39 in the Quarterfinals on Saturday, February 18th.

Houlton jumped out to a 11-4 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Kolleen Bouchard had 7 points, Rylee Warman 3 points and Emma Peterson 1 point for Houlton.  For MDI Julia Watras and Maddy Good each had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter, Houlton outscored MDI 11-8 to take a 22-12 lead. Bouchard had 5 points, and Rylee Warman, Tessa Solomon and Mikayla Fitzpatrick each had 2 points for the Shiretowners. For MDI Mariah Hamor had 4 points, Abbe Miller had 2 points and Julia Watras and Alexis Clarito each had 1 point.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI outscored Houlton 18-13 to cut the lead to 5 points, 35-30. Maddy Candage had 9 points for MDI, Julia Watras had a 3-pointer, and Maya Watras, Abbe Miller and Mariah Hamor each has 2 points for the Trojans. For Houlton, Rylee Warman had 5 points and Kolleen Bouchard, Kristen Brewer, Aspen Flewelling and Makayla Watson each had 2 points for the Shiretowners.

In the 4th Quarter, MDI got agonizingly close, before Houlton pulled away for the victory. Kolleen Bouchard went 4-4 from the free throw line, Tessa Solomon had 4 points, Rylee Warman hit a 3-pointer and Aspen Flewelling chipped in 1 point for Houlton. For MDI Maya Watras had 4 points, Julia Watras had 4 points and Maddy Good had 2 points in the Quarter.

Houlton was led by Kolleen Bouchard with a game high 18 points, while Rylee Warman had 13 points. Houlton was 20-29 from the free throw line.

MDI was led by Julia Watras and Maddy Candage each with 9 points. The Trojans were 8-17 from the free throw line.

MDI's season comes to an end, with a record of 12-8.

Houlton advances to the Class B North finals to play Hermon on Wednesday night, February 22nd. The Shiretowners record is 18-1.

Line Score

Houlton Girls1111131247
MDI Girls4818939


Box Score


3Maya Watras13300036
5Julia Watras13212539
11Abbe Miller10004414
13Emily Banks10000000
15Alexis Clarito10001251
21Maddy Good12200324
23Julia Link10000000
25Maddy Candage14401139
31Emma Watras10000010
33Rachelle Swanson10000000
35Mariah Hamor13300216
41Hannah Chamberlain10000010
43Alahna Mild10000000


20Teagan Ewings10000000
21Kristen Graham10000000
23Kolleen Bouchard155088218
24Rylee Warman1321610113
25Tessa Solomon13300016
30Jamie Brown10000000
31Emma Peterson10001211
32Abbie Worthley10000010
33Kristen Brewer11102314
34Mikayla Fitzpatrick10002412
35Aspen Flewelling10001211
41Makayla Watson11100012
42Carolyn Mooers10000000

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