The MDI Trojans Boys team traveled up to Caribou on Friday, December 28th and came away with a 76-54 victory over the Caribou Vikings.

MDI got off to a quick start, leading Caribou 21-10 after the 1st Quarter. Ben Walls had 7 points including a 3 pointer, but picked up 2 fouls and was forced the bench. MDI received great play and minutes from Adam Gray, Woofie Kaiser and Andrew Davis in the 1st Quarter, in a game that was full of action and up and down scoring.

At the end of the 1st Half, Caribou had closed the lead to 7, as MDI led 31-24. Caribou had cut the lead to 5 at one point, as Cody Herbert for Caribou scored 9 points in the 2nd Quarter.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI came out firing. Jon Phelps hit 2 3 pointers and two free throws after he was intentionally fouled. MDI outscored Caribou 22-13 in the 3rd Quarter and after 3, MDI led 53-37.

Early in the 4th Quarter, MDI was on a 3-1 fast break when Jon Phelps pulled up and drained his third 3 pointer of the game. Phelps ended up with 17 points, while MDI's Ben Walls had a game high 19. Caribou's Coach Chris Casavant replaced four of his starting five with six minutes left. The final score was MDI 76-Caribou 54.

MDI improves to 3-1 on the season, while Caribou falls to 2-2. Both teams are in action Saturday morning at 11:30. MDI plays Presque Isle, while Caribou plays Ellsworth.

Boxscore

MDI

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Jon Phelps 1 5 2 3 4 4 2 17
12 Keegan McKim 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
14 Chris Clemens 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Abe Philbrook 1 2 2 0 4 4 4 8
22 Colin Mooers 1 2 2 0 4 4 4 8
24 Adam Olearcek 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Stephen Hanscom 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1
32 Andrew Dalton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Ben Walls 1 7 6 1 4 5 3 19
40 Chris "Woofie" Kaiser 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 4
44 Isaac Wallace 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
50 Adam Gray 1 4 4 0 1 3 2 9
52 Andrew Davis 1 5 5 0 0 0 2 10
TOTALS 1 27 23 4 18 22 21 76

Caribou

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
5 Donovan Savage 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Dayne Savage 1 3 2 1 0 0 2 7
12 Kameron Manter 1 2 2 0 0 0 3 4
20 Adam  Collins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Taylor Thibodeau 1 1 1 0 1 2 2 3
24 Matt  Milliard 1 1 1 0 3 4 0 5
30 Nick Whitehead 1 2 2 0 0 4 1 4
32 Cody Herbert 1 3 3 0 8 10 2 14
34 Devin  Berkoski 1 4 3 1 1 1 0 10
40 Austin Griffith 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Derek Richardson 1 2 2 0 1 2 3 5
44 Dylan Berkoski 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
52 Nate Wall 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 19 17 2 14 23 13 54