Limestone-MSSM girls drop three contests

15 years ago
By Joseph Cyr
Sports Editor

    It was a busy week on the hardwood for Aroostook County girls basketball teams. With many teams preparing for a holiday break in the action, that meant a number of games leading up to the break.
    The following is a recap of games played through Monday, Dec. 21.
    Madawaska 56, Limestone-MSSM 36 — At Madawaska Monday, Emma Dionne netted 24 points to lead Madawaska past the Eagles. Erin Dugal added 10 in the win. For Limestone-MSSM, Amanda Allen led the way with 10 points, while Caitlin Good added nine; Jasmine Cote, five; Victoria St. Pierre, four; Chelsea Leighton, three; and Stephanie Leighton and Ashlyn Kelly, both two.
    Madawaska led 16-9, 32-10 and 46-18 at the quarter breaks.
    Hodgdon 34, Limestone-MSSM 23 — At Hodgdon Friday, Hawk Brittany Davies netted seven points to lead Hodgdon past Limestone-MSSM. For the Eagles, Jasmine Cote led the way with 15 points, while Amanda Allen added eight as the only two players to score for Limestone-MSSM.
    Whitney Wallace and Haley Quint combined for 12 points for Hodgdon.
    The Eagles trailed 8-2, 16-11, and 24-13 at the quarter breaks.
    Fort Fairfield 69, Van Buren 18 — At Fort Fairfield Dec. 16, Amanda Hotham scored 15 points to lead Fort Fairfield past Van Buren. Other Tiger scorers were Sydney Churchill, 12 points; Rebecca Pelkey and Kelsey Turner, Brooke Beaulieu and Courtney Churchill, each six; Emily Blaisdell and Kelsie Wilson, both four; and Dani Shaw and Kacie York, both two.
    For Van Buren, Wilson led the Crusaders with 10 points.
    Fort Fairfield led 17-2, 26-13 and 49-14 at the quarter breaks.
    Easton 40, Limestone/MSSM 39 — At Limestone Dec. 15, Halvorson scored six of her 15 points in the fourth quarter to help Easton hold off Limestone Community School-Maine School of Science and Mathematics. Trask added nine points for the Bears while Babineau, six; Brooke Hammond and Mindy Desmond, both four; and Plourde, two.
    For the Eagles, Caitlin Good netted 14 points, while Savanna Gray added seven; Stephanie Leighton, six; Chelsea Leighton, four; and Victoria St. Pierre, two.
    Limestone-MSSM led 13-9 in the first quarter, but Easton tied the game at 16-16 at halftime. The Eagles regained the lead 28-26 after three stanzas.