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MDI and Lake Region to meet in class B state final

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Any team that makes it to a state championship earns it.

The Mount Desert Island (MDI) girls basketball team really earned it.

The Trojans defeated previously undefeated Nokomis 46-44 in a Maine Principals' Association class B girls semifinal game.

That was impressive, but what happened next was even more impressive.

Hannah Shaw scored 25 points and pulled down 16 rebounds to lead MDI (19-2) to a 63-51 victory over Presque Isle in the Eastern Maine final.

They not only knocked out their second straight undefeated team from the class B tourney, they also snapped a 64 game winning streak for Presque Isle.

Sierra Myrick, Molly Carroll, and Sarah Phelps give coach Brent Barker a dynamic backcourt.

Hannah Shaw's younger sister Kelsey Shaw give MDI a strong front-court.

Shaw was selected a semi-finalist for the Miss Maine basketball award

MDI has won three state titles, they won three straight from 2001-2003.

The Trojans will take on Lake Region in the state title game Saturday @ 7 p.m. at Cross Insurance Center. Click here for live stats.

You know the Lake Region Lakers, if you have followed class B girls basketball in recent years.

This is the sixth trip to the state championship for the Lakers since 2006.

Lake Region has not won a state title since 1975.

Lake Region (20-1) is led by 6'2" Tiana-Jo Carter.

Carter has surpassed 1000 points and 1300 career rebounds.

She scored 24 points and pulled down 15 rebounds in a 59-51 regional final victory over Wells.

Carter has signed a letter intent to play basketball at the University of Albany.

The Lakers have strong guard and are led in the back-court by Sarah Hancock.

Carter was selected as a semi-finalist for the Miss Maine basketball award.

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