Caribou girls pull out first win

9 years ago

Eagles defeat Fort Kent and Hodgdon to move to 3-4

The Caribou girls were able to reach the win column last Wednesday, winning at Fort Kent, 56-37 behind freshman Searra Herbert. The Vikings fell to Old Town later in the week to drop to 1-2 and are now off until Monday and Tuesday when Mount Desert Island and Ellsworth make the trip north for contests.
In the Class D ranks, Washburn, the four-time defending Class D state champions, ran past Wisdom Friday for its fourth consecutive win, while visiting Fort Fairfield overwhelmed Easton at “the Barn” that same evening. Limestone-MSSM is now 3-4 and has been sparked by Jackie Peers, who was the high scorer in wins over Fort Kent and Hodgdon.
Summaries of games played Dec. 16-22 are as follows:
Limestone 38, Hodgdon 31 — At Limestone Monday, Jackie Peers led the Eagles with 14 points and 10 rebounds along with four steals as her team won for the third time this season against four losses.
Madeline Williams contributed eight points and eight rebounds while Jessica Tucker and Kassee Albert each netted seven points for the home team.
Hodgdon was led by Hannah Sherman with nine points.
Old Town girls 68, Caribou 44 — Lauren Martin connected for a game-high 29 points to power the Coyotes to victory Saturday at MacKenzie Gym. Mikayla Richards scored 18 points for the winners.
Madison Doucette’s 12 points led the 1-2 Vikings, while Searra Herbert added nine and Jenna Boucher seven.
Washburn 63, Wisdom 23 — Mackenzie Worcester scored 10 of her game-high 25 points in the first quarter to lead Washburn to victory Friday in St. Agatha. Worcester finished the game with a statistical “triple-double” as she also recorded 10 assists and 10 steals.
Joan Overman added 18 points and Laina Mette tossed in 10 for the Beavers.
For Wisdom, Rhylee Wright and Melanie Bellefleur each recorded 6 points.
Limestone 46, Fort Kent 44 — At Limestone Friday, Jackie Peers led a balanced effort with 14 points to help the Eagles edge the Warriors.
Madeline Williams scored 10 points and Ellyzabeth Bencivenga tallied nine for the Eagles.
Cassidy Lovely paced 1-5 Fort Kent with 14 points.
Fort Fairfield 50, Easton 32 — Kayla Giberson tallied 13 points to lead a balanced attack as Fort Fairfield handed host Easton the defeat Friday.
Chelsey Pelkey had 10 points and Teresa Maynard eight for the Tigers.
Hannah Ferris paced Easton with 12 points. No other Bear player had more than four.
Caribou 56, Fort Kent 37 — At Fort Kent last Wednesday, Herbert scored 12 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter, including four-for-four shooting from the foul line, to help the Vikings beat the Warriors.
Doucette and Gabrielle Marquis notched eight points each for Caribou, which won for the first time this season.
Jayne Rossignol scored 10 fourth-quarter points en route to a 14-point total to pace Fort Kent.