Carroll sparks MDI girls to 38-31 Eastern Maine Class B quarterfinal win over Winslow

Posted Feb. 16, 2013, at 2:45 p.m.
MDI's Emily Lewis blocks a shot by Winslow's Delaney Wood in second-half action of their quarterfinal game Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium.
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MDI's Emily Lewis blocks a shot by Winslow's Delaney Wood in second-half action of their quarterfinal game Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium. Buy Photo
MDI's Emily Lewis goes up for a shot in first-half action of their quarterfinal game against Winslow Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium.
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MDI's Emily Lewis goes up for a shot in first-half action of their quarterfinal game against Winslow Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium. Buy Photo
MDI fans cheer for the girls during their quarterfinal game against Winslow Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium.
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MDI fans cheer for the girls during their quarterfinal game against Winslow Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium. Buy Photo
MDI's Emily Lewis drives the call down court in first-half action of their quarterfinal game against Winslow Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium.
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MDI's Emily Lewis drives the call down court in first-half action of their quarterfinal game against Winslow Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium. Buy Photo
Winslow's Devin Fitzgibbons drives the ball down court in second-half action of their quarterfinal game against MDI Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium.
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Winslow's Devin Fitzgibbons drives the ball down court in second-half action of their quarterfinal game against MDI Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium. Buy Photo
Winslow's Devin Fitzgibbons makes a 3-point shot in second-half action of their quarterfinal game against MDI at the Bangor Auditorium Saturday morning.
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Winslow's Devin Fitzgibbons makes a 3-point shot in second-half action of their quarterfinal game against MDI at the Bangor Auditorium Saturday morning. Buy Photo
MDI's Bailey Burr goes up for a shot over Winslow defender Meg Nadeau in first-half action of their quarterfinal game Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium.
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MDI's Bailey Burr goes up for a shot over Winslow defender Meg Nadeau in first-half action of their quarterfinal game Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium. Buy Photo

BANGOR, Maine — Sophomore guard Molly Carroll came off the bench to spark Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor to a 38-31 Eastern Maine Class B girls basketball quarterfinal victory over No. 13 Winslow on Saturday morning at the Bangor Auditorium.

The Trojans (17-2) will face the winner of Saturday afternoon’s game between top-seeded Presque Isle and No. 9 Ellsworth in the semifinals at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday.

Carroll’s key points came while the Black Raiders were challenging MDI for the lead.

With the Trojans up 27-24, Carroll stepped in front of a Winslow pass into the front court. Carroll controlled the steal and raced from just beyond half-court into the open for a layup that gave MDI some breathing space with 3:06 left in the game.

The Trojans spent most of the last two minutes standing at the free-throw line, and they converted nine of the last 12 attempts, including 3 of 4 by Carroll, to close out the win.

Emily Lewis posted nine points for MDI, and Hannah Shaw added eight.

Devin Fitzgibbons led Winslow (7-13) with 13 points, including eight in the final quarter. Five of them came in the final minute as she tried to lead another Raider comeback. Megan Richards had seven points.

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