Mt. Abram girls best Wiscasset, 45-30

Posted:  Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 8:45am

Summer Ross put her team on her back, scoring 19 points as Mt. Abram beat Wiscasset, 45-30, in the final regular season game Tuesday night in Wiscasset.

Ross dominated the first quarter, scoring seven of her team’s 11, staking the Roadrunners to an 11-3 lead. For Wiscasset, senior Grace Webber scored six of her team’s eight second quarter points, as Wiscasset tried to close the gap, but Mt. Abram bested the Wolverines 10-8 in the frame to extend the lead to 21-11 at halftime. Not helping matters, Ross picked up her third foul in the second, relegating her to the bench.

Ross picked up where she left off to start the third, scoring eight points on an array of runners, jumpers and drives, as the Roadrunners outscored Wiscasset 14-4 in the decisive frame and took a commanding 37-15 lead to close the period.

Wiscasset had one last surge saved for the final quarter, as the scrappy Wolverines pulled out all the stops with full-court pressure, outscoring the Roadrunners 15-8 to close the season. Webber had six more for her team, but it wasn’t enough, as Mt. Abram held on for the victory. 

Webber finished with 13 points in her final game for Wiscasset, while Sydnie Thayer had five points and 12 rebounds. Lindsey Gordon had six points and Maeve Blodgett chipped in five assists. For Mt. Abram, Megan Sorel finished with eight points and Ashlyn Sorel had seven.