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Calais girls look for seventh state title in class C game against Carrabec

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The Calais Blue Devils girls basketball team has won 13 consecutive games, after losing two straight in early January.

The Blue Devils will bring that streak into their class C girls state championship game against the Carrabec Cobras.

Calais (19-2) defeated their three (Washington Academy, Houlton, Orono) tournament opponents by an average of 21 points.

Calais defeated Orono 49-30 to claim their 12th class C regional championship.

Junior Madison McVicar has been the best player in class C all season and she carried that right through the regional tournament.

McVicar was named BDN Eastern Maine class C tournament MVP for the second straight season.

Paige Gillespie gives the Blue Devils a solid threat in their inside game.

Calais will be looking for their seventh class C state championship when they take the floor on Saturday @ 7 p.m. at the Augusta Civic Center.

The last state title for the Blue Devils was in 2010, when they defeated Madison.

Gillespie was selected to the class C/D McDonald's Eastern Maine all star team.

The Cobras will be playing in their first state championship game.

Carrabec (17-4) started their tournament run by defeating the defending regional champion Waynflete 49-37.

They followed that with a very impressive 58-52 victory over second seeded Maranacook.

They claimed their first regional title when they defeated rival Madison 54-50.

Macy Welch is the floor general for Carrabec.

Emma Pluntke has stepped up her game to give the Cobras a threat near the basket.

Welch was selected to the class C/D McDonald's Western Maine girls basketball all star team.

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