Oceanside varsity girls fall to MDI

Posted:  Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 7:45am

ROCKLAND – The Oceanside varsity girls basketball team hosted Mount Desert Island in a contest Friday evening falling 44-33 in a game of two halves.

Here is the link to the photo gallery from this game

With the win, MDI moves to 6-1 on the season while Oceanside falls to 3-4.

The game started slow, it was at the 5:15 mark in the first quarter before Oceanside scored the first basket of the game. There was just 3:58 on the clock when MDI tied the score at 2-2. Neither team could get a basket to fall while both teams played tough defense.

In the first half, MDI could not find the basket on foul shots going 2-for-12. Oceanside meanwhile was playing great defense, limiting the turnovers and controlling the ball.

In the second half, the Mariners seemed like a different team as they had turnover after turnover and still somehow held a one-point lead in the fourth quarter before MDI found the hot spot on the foul line going 9-of-12 scoring the final 11 points in the game to capture the win.

Scoring for Oceanside was, Raechel Joyce with nine points; Gabby Simmons eight; Hope Butler seven; Sara Dorr four; and Molly Gould and Kassidy Robinson two each. The Mariners were 5-of-10 from the foul line.

For MDI Rachelle Swanson had a game-high 13 points; Maddy Candage 11; Emiy Banks six; Maddy Good five; Hannah Chamberlain and Alexis Clarity three each; Lily Cook two; and Julia Watras one. MDI was 11-of-26 from the foul line.