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Pioneer girls hustle for win over Warriors in St. Agatha

ST. AGATHA, Maine — The Wisdom Middle/High School Pioneer girls varsity basketball team defeated the Fort Kent Community High School Warriors Saturday, Feb. 20, in St. Agatha.

The regular season is rapidly coming to a close, and will be followed by a regional County tournament, similar to the format used for soccer last fall.

The standings for Class D girls as of Monday were: 1, Wisdom, 5-0; 2, Southern Aroostook, 9-1; 3, Katahdin, 6-2; 4, Washburn, 4-3; 5, Ashland, 3-6; 6, Van Buren, 2-7; and 7, Easton, 0-9.

The standings for Class B-C girls were: 1, Presque Isle, 8-0; 2, Houlton, 7-3; 3, Fort Fairfield, 5-5; 4 (tie), Central Aroostook and Hodgdon, both 4-5; 6, Fort Kent, 0-2; and 7, Caribou, 0-10.

The standings for Class D boys were: 1, Van Buren, 8-1; 2, Easton, 6-2; 3, Southern Aroostook, 6-3; 4, Washburn, 3-3; 5, Wisdom, 1-2; 6, Katahdin, 2-7; and 7, Ashland, 0-10.

The standings for Class B-C boys were: 1, Caribou, 9-0; 2 (tie) Central Aroostook and Presque Isle, both 6-3; 4, Houlton, 6-4; 5, Hodgdon, 3-5; 6, Fort Fairfield, 2-8; 7, Madawaska, 1-4; and 8, Fort Kent, 0-3.

In Saturday’s girls game, the Pioneers hustled their way to the basket led by Wisdom sophomore Olivia Ouellette to earn the 41-31 victory. 

Ouellette was the game’s top scorer with 13 points, followed by her teammate, sophomore Abbie Lerman, who contributed 11 points. 

Fort Kent sophomores Larissa Daigle and Caitlin Overlock led the charge for the Warriors with 10 points and 9 points respectively. 

Assistant Editor Joseph Cyr contributed to this article.

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