Winslow JV girls squeeze out victory over Red Riots

ORONO - Saturday night at Orono High School, Justice Picard scored five of her seven team high game points in the final period to lead the Winslow Black Raiders to a 29-27 victory over the Orono Red Riots in a junior varsity girls game.

 Orono's Ellie Pierce (left) battles with Winslow's Olivia McCaslin for possession of a rebound during the JV girls game at Orono on Saturday night. Winslow won the game 29-27. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Winslow led 9-6 after the first quarter, and took a 16-14 lead into half time. The Black Raiders took their biggest lead in the third quarter out scoring Orono 7-5 to take a 23-19 lead into the final period.
Winslow's Leah Pelotte sets up to take a shot.(Photo by Skip Hawkes)

In the fourth quarter, Picard scored five of Winslow's six points to keep the Black Raiders on top for the win despite being out scored by Orono 8-6.

Orono's Shayla Mailman takes a shot during half time warm ups. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Picard led Winslow in scoring with seven points and Jennifer Ferry added six points. Lauren Roy scored five points, while Leah Pelotte and Olivia McCaslin scored four points each. Jenna Veilleux added three points to round out the scoring.

The Black Raiders had three 3-point baskets, two by Ferry and one by Roy, and they went 6-for-15 (40 per cent) from the charity stripe.

Orono's Maddy Leclair (35) looks to pass the ball while being defended by Winslow's Bodhi Littlefield. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Camryn Brown topped Orono with a game high nine points, and Ellie Pierce added seven points. Mary Kate Smith and Maddy Leclair each scored four points. Brynn Kenney, Audrey Pike, and Josephine Fernandes all chipped in with one point each.

Orono went 5-for-15 (33 per cent) from the free throw line.

Orono's Camryn Brown (center) tries to get off a shot between Winslow defenders Olivia McCaslin (34) and Justice Picard. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

WINSLOW 9 7 7 6 -- 29
ORONO      6 8 5 8 -- 27



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