High school girls basketball

Early work by Panthers results in preseason victory

Balanced attack, led by Ripley's 12 points, keys Medomak Valley at home
By Staff | Nov 26, 2019
Photo by: Mark Haskell Medomak Valley's Kayla Donlin, left, attempts to haul in the ball on Nov. 25 in high school girls basketball in Waldoboro. The Panthers defeated Ellsworth in preseason action 34-33. Also pictured is Panther Autumn Ripley, right, among others.

Waldoboro — The Medomak Valley girls basketball team proved firsthand it can win a close game, as it did in a preseason home encounter on Monday, Nov. 25 against Ellsworth.

The Panthers held off a late charge by the visiting Eagles and emerged with a 34-33 win.

Medomak Valley led 6-5, 14-7 and 26-18 at the quarter breaks.

Watch video and see more photos below.

Autumn Ripley led the Panthers with 12 points, while Sadie Cohen tallied six; Abby Lash, Alyssa Creamer and Addison McCormick, four; Zaniah Puchalski, four; and Julia Kunesh and Baylee Stewart, one.

Trinity Montigny netted 17 points for the Eagles, while Jocelyn Jordan added four; Casey Carter and Kylie Robidoux, three; and Sara Shea, Amber-Rae Pesek and Kayla Duhaime, two.

Both teams were 7-of-12 (58 percent) from the free-throw line.

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Ellsworth at Medomak Valley girls basketball
Medomak Valley hosts Ellsworth on Nov. 25 in high school girls basketball in Waldoboro. (Video by: Mark Haskell and Zack Miller)
Medomak Valley's Julia Kunesh. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Julia Kunesh. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Ellsworth's Casey Carter, left, and Medomak Valley's Kayla Donlin. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Hannah Prock, front, and Abby Lash, back, as well as Ellsworth's Jocelyn Jordan. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Hannah Prock, front, and Abby Lash, right, as well as Ellsworth's Jocelyn Jordan. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Addison McCormick, left, and Abby Lash, right, as well as Ellsworth's Jocelyn Jordan, front. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Kayla Donlin, front, and Addison McCormick, right, as well as Ellsworth's Jocelyn Jordan. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Hannah Prock, left, Abby Lash, back, and Kayla Donlin. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Abby Lash. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Addison McCormick, front, and Kayla Donlin, back, as well as Ellsworth's Autumn Paul. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen, left, and Jocelyn Jordan. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen, left, and Jocelyn Jordan. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen, left, and Jocelyn Jordan. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen, middle, and Alyssa Creamer, right, as well as Ellsworth's Trinity Montigny, left, and Jocelyn Jordan. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Kayla Donlin, front, and Autumn Ripley, right, as well as Ellsworth's Trinity Montigny, middle, and Jocelyn Jordan. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Kayla Donlin, front, and Autumn Ripley, right, as well as Ellsworth's Trinity Montigny, middle, and Jocelyn Jordan. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Autumn Ripley. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Autumn Ripley. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Autumn Ripley, left, and Ellsworth's Sammi Carter. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Abby Lash, middle, and Ellsworth's Morgan Clifford. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen, right, and Ellsworth's Jocelyn Jordan. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Alyssa Creamer, front, and Sadie Cohen, right, as well as Ellsworth's Casey Carter. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Alyssa Creamer, front, and Ellsworth's Sara Shea, left, and Trinity Montigny. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
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