The MDI Boys and Old Town Boys entered the Wednesday, January 8th game tied for 4th place, and this game was expected to be a closely fought game in Old Town, and the game didn't disappoint. MDI defeated Old Town 60-55. MDI knew that Old Town was a very good 3-point shooting team, and Old Town proved that, hitting 9 3's in the game, some from what seemed Orono as they were bombing the basket. At one point, in the 3rd quarter, Old Town had hit 8 3's, and 24 of their 35 points came from behind the 3 point arc!

MDI went out to a 12-9 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Aaron Snurkowski banked hit a runner at the buzzer to give the Trojans the 3 point lead. Old Town double teamed Jon Phelps and held him scoreless in the 1st Quarter. The Trojans got 4 points each from Steven Hanscom and Andrew Davis. Kaleb Gifford hit a 3-pointer for the Coyotes.

In the 2nd Quarter, the teams traded 3's. Jon Phelps scored back to back 3 pointers for MDI and scored 9 points in the quarter. Steven Hanscom drained a 3-pointer for MDI. Old Town scored 4 3-pointers in the quarter, 2 by Tylor Gifford, and 1 a piece from Mitchell Cole and Scott Smart. At the end of the 1st half the Trojans led Old Town 28-22.

The 3rd Quarter looked to be a 3-fest for both teams. MDI 's Phelps drained two more, and Riley Swanson swished a 3-pointer. Meanwhile, while MDI was draining 3's, Andrew Davis scored 4 baskets inside and along the baseline with some sweet jumpers, giving Davis 14 points through three quarters. For Old Town, Kaleb Gifford, Tyler Gifford and Eric Hoogterp all scored a 3-pointer. At the end of the 3rd Quarter MDI led 45-35.

Old Town would cut MDI's lead to 5 points in the  4th quarter, but couldn't get closer. Hoogerp scored a 3-pointer and Adam Robinson scored 6 in the quarter. Steven Hanscom scored 6 in the quarter, going 4-5 from the free throw line for MDI. Davis had 5 points and Phelps had 5 points for the Trojans. who were outscored 20-15 in the final quarter, but still had enough to come away with the 5 point victory, 60-55.

MDI was led by John Phelps with 20 points, including 4 3's. Andrew Davis had a career high 19 points for the Trojans. MDI went 12-16 from the free throw line. Old Town was led by Tyler Gifford with 9 points, all coming from 3's. Eric Hoogterp and Adam Richardson each had 8 points for Old Town. Old Town was 6-8 from the free throw line.

With the victory, MDI improved to 7-2, while Old Town fell to 6-4. MDI next plays Washington Academy at Bernard Parady Gymnasium in Bar Harbor on Saturday, January 11th at 7 PM. Old Town travels to Lincoln to play Mattanawcook Academy on Friday, January 10th.

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Box Score

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2

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MDI Boys

12

16

17

15

60

Old Town Coyotes Boys

9

13

13

20

55

MDI

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Jon Phelps 1 6 2 4 4 5 3 20
12 Billy Laverdiere 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
14 Isaiah Keene 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Abe Philbrook 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Taner Bickford 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
24 Ryan Littlefield 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Stephen Hanscom 1 3 2 1 5 6 1 12
32 Gus Reeves 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Riley Swanson 1 2 1 1 0 0 3 5
42 Aaron Snurkowski 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
44 Chase Bradford 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 James O'Donnell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
52 Andrew Davis 1 8 8 0 3 4 4 19
TOTALS 1 21 15 6 12 16 12 60

Old Town

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
4 Brian Dunn 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Drew Coulombe 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
12 Kaleb Gifford 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 6
14 Garvey Melmed 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 4
20 Tyler Gifford 1 3 0 3 0 0 3 9
22 Eric Hoogterp 1 3 1 2 0 0 3 8
24 Nick Cowan 1 3 3 0 4 5 4 10
30 Zac Libby 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
32 Andre Miller 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Mitchell Cole 1 2 1 1 2 2 5 7
42 Adam Richardson 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 8
44 Scott Smart 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 3
50 Zach Bartlett 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 20 11 9 6 7 22 55

 

Class B Boy's Heal Points