High School Girls Basketball

Stearns earns pointworthy victory over Mattanawcook

Mattanawcook guard Katie Krapf (25) drives by Stearns' Ashely Rollins (32) along the baseline as Stearns' coach Justin Page, right, shouts instructions to his defense in the first half of their game in Lincoln, Maine Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012.
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Mattanawcook guard Katie Krapf (25) drives by Stearns' Ashely Rollins (32) along the baseline as Stearns' coach Justin Page, right, shouts instructions to his defense in the first half of their game in Lincoln, Maine Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012.
Posted Jan. 27, 2012, at 12:19 a.m.
Mattanawcook's Taylor Blood (41) gets a shot up past the defense of Stearns forward Lilly Dow (44) in the first half of their game in Lincoln Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012.
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Mattanawcook's Taylor Blood (41) gets a shot up past the defense of Stearns forward Lilly Dow (44) in the first half of their game in Lincoln Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012.
Mattanawcook guard Harley Maxwell (11) tries to muscle past Stearns' Sigrid Koizar (34) in the first half of their game in Lincoln, Maine Thursday Jan. 26, 2012.
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Mattanawcook guard Harley Maxwell (11) tries to muscle past Stearns' Sigrid Koizar (34) in the first half of their game in Lincoln, Maine Thursday Jan. 26, 2012.

LINCOLN — The Stearns Minutemen outscored the Mattanawcook Academy Lynx 13-8 in the third quarter to gain a nine-point lead and then converted on 11 of 13 free throws in the fourth to seal a 48-40 schoolgirl basketball victory in a showdown between two top Class C clubs Thursday night.

Stearns, 13-2, was led by Sigrid Koizar with 16 points, 12 rebounds and six assists. Alex Mooney added 12 points while Ashley Rollins and Taylor Pelkey added eight each and Emily Wark had four.

Mattanawcook was led by Mikaila Bisson with 15 points Taylor Blood and Harli Maxwell added six each for the 10-4 Lynx. Also scoring were Taylor Hawkins (five), Katie Krapf (four), Taylor Gardner (three) and Ashley Libby (one).

Stearns 4 18 31 48

MA 4 14 22 40

JV: MA 47-17

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