The undefeated Hall-Dale girls, ranked #1 in Southern Maine Class C, defeated the Carrabec Cobras 46-36 to capture the 2022 Mountain Valley Conference Basketball title. In the game played at Lewiston High School, The Bulldogs jumped out to a 20-7 lead after the first quarter behind the scoring of KK Wills, who had 8 points in the stanza.
The Hall-Dale defense continued to stymie the Cobras in the second period and held a commanding 32-16 halftime lead behind Hayden Madore's 11 points.
Carrabec’s defense stiffened in the third period, but they were only able to outscore the Bulldogs 7-6.
In the final period, Carrabec got 6 points from Molly Hay and 5 from Cheyenne Cahill and outscored Hall-Dale 12-8. But it was not enough to overcome the first-half deficit and Hall-Dale remained perfect on the season and are the MVC Champions.
In their only meeting during the regular season in December, Hall-Dale beat Carrabec 50-48.
Madore finished with 17 points for Hall-Dale to lead all scorers. Amanda Trepanier scored 10 and Wills finished with 9.
Hay led the Cobras with 11 points. Cahill scored 10 before fouling out and Courtney Rollins chipped in with 8.