Tourney 2013 has begun, and the Nokomis Warriors defeated the Belfast Lions as the final tourney to be played at the Bangor Auditorium starts.

Nokomis jumped out to a early 15-7 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter, with scoring concentrated in the hands of two players for the Warriors, Taylor Shaw had 9 while Anna Mackenzie scored 6 points. For Belfast Lexi Nelligan had 4 points.

In then 2nd Quarter Belfast stepped up their defense and took advantage of the Warriors foul trouble. Belfast went 7-10 from the free throw line, and cut the lead at the half to 2, as Nokomis led 20-18. Belfast outscored Nokomis 11-5 in the 2nd Quarter.

The 3rd Quarter was tentative as both teams played well defensively. Belfast scored 7 points while Nokomis scored 8, and at the end of the 3rd Quarter Nokomis led 28-23.

Belfast took the first lead of the game with 5:05 remaining 29-28. But Kelsie Richards answered for Nokomis. She was scoreless going into the 4th Quarter but drained a 3 pointer and Nokomis led 31-29. It was a lead they would never relinquish. She scored another basket with 3:36 left and Nokomis led 33-29. Lexi Nelligan went 2-2 from the free throw line for Belfast with 3:30 left and Nokomis led 33-31. Traci Carson for Nokomis went 2-2 from the free throw line and Nokomis led 35-31 with 2:45 left. Nelligan answered for the Lions with 2:14 left and it was 35-33. Mikayla Charters went 1-2 from the free throw line with 2:07 left and Nokomis led 36-33. Kelsie Richards drained a basket for Nokomis with 1:27 left and the Warrriors led 38-33. Nelligan scored for the Lions with 1:21 left, but missed the free throw after she was fouled and it was 38-35 Nokomis. Carson scored a bucket for Nokomis with 1:02 left making it 40-35. Courtney Drinkwater scored for Belfast with 45.8 seconds remaining and the Nokomis lead was 40-37. Carson then went 1-2 from the free throw line for Nokomis and Kelsie Richards scored and sank the free throw after being fouled and then went 2-2 from the free throw line and with 21.9 seconds left Nokomis led 46-37. Drinkwater scored the final points for Belfast and with 6.5 seconds left Anna Mackenzie scored and sank the free throw to give Nokomis the 49-39 victory.

Kelsie Richards was the leading scorer for Nokomis with 12 points including a 3 pointer. Nokomis went 17-22 from the free throw line. Lexi Nelligan was the leading scorer for Belfast with 20 points and the Lions went 11-15 from the line.

Nokomis will play on Wednesday against the winner of the Oceanside-Camden Hills game.

Box Score

1

2

3

4

T

Belfast Lions Girls

7

11

5

16

39

Nokomis Warrior Girls

15

5

8

21

49

Belfast

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
2 Katrina Lapham 1 1 1 0 2 4 2 4
3 Breann  Cummings 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
10 Mariah Sturgis 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
12 Kelci Faulkingham 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Courtney Drinkwater 1 5 5 0 4 4 1 14
20 Madison Cummngs 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
22 Brianna Flagg 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
23 Lexi Nelligan 1 8 8 0 4 7 4 20
30 Mackenzie Thibodeau 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 1
32 Ashley Littlefield 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
33 Hannah Nichols 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 14 14 0 11 18 20 39

Nokomis

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Lacey Kent-White 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Kylie Richards 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
14 Rebecca Orcutt 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Taylor Lovely 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lindsay  Whitney 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
23 Kelsie Richards 1 4 3 1 3 3 1 12
24 Emily Paige 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Ashley Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Taylor Shaw 1 5 4 1 2 3 4 13
34 Sara Packard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Anna Mackenzie 1 4 4 0 3 3 4 11
42 Taylor Quick 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Mickayla Charters 1 1 1 0 4 7 4 6
50 Traci Carson 1 1 1 0 5 6 2 7
TOTALS 1 15 13 2 17 22 20 49