The MDI Trojans upset the Ellsworth Eagles 60-56 at Bernard Parady Gymnasium in Bar Harbor Saturday afternoon, to win their second consecutive game of the season. The Trojans trailed the entire game, until Riley Swanson swished a 3 pointer with 4:39 left in the game to give MDI the lead 51-49, a lead they would not relinquish.

Ellsworth came out and took a early 18-10 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Bryce Harmon had 6 points for Ellsworth and Nick Bagley had 5 points for the Eagles. Riley Swanson had 4 points in the quarter for MDI.

Ellsworth's Bryce Harmon Drives Against MDI's James O'Donnell January 3, 2015 Photo Walter Churchill

In the 2nd Quarter, MDI cut the lead by a point, as Ellsworth led at the half 31-24. Bagley added 4 points for Ellsworth, Dylan Kelley had 3 points and Derek Look, Bruce St. Peter and Alex Braley each had 2 points for the Eagles. In the 2nd Quarter Andrew Phelps had 6 points, 2 3-pointers, and Aaron Snurkowski had a 3-pointer for the Trojans.

MDI's Riley Swanson Shoots Against Ellsworth January 3, 2015 Photo Walter Churchill

In the opening minutes of the 3rd Quarter, Ellsworth increased their lead to 11 points, before MDI cut the lead to 6 points, 45-39.Bryce Harmon had 5 points, including a 3-pointer, St. Peter added 4 more points, and Cooper Henderson had 2 points. The Eagles in the Quarter went 1-6 from the free throw liner. MDI's Snurkowski had 4 points, Graham Good had 3 points and Riley Swanson, James O'Donnell and Gus Reeves each added 2 points.

Ellsworth's Nick Bagley ShootsJanuary 3, 2015 Photo Walter Churchill

In the 4th Quarter, MDI outscored Ellsworth 21-11. Riley Swanson had 9 points, including 2 3-pointers, Andrew Phelps had 4 points, Snurkowksi had a 3-pointer and O'Donnell had another 2 points. Harmon had 3 points, Derek Look had 3 points and Henderson and Alex Braley each had 2 points for the Eagles.

MDI Coach Justin Norwood Celebrates After the Win January 3, 2015 Photo Walter Churchill

MDI was led by Riley Swanson with a game high 16 points, Andrew Phelps had 10 points and Aaron Snurkowski had 10 points. Phelps, Snurkowski and Swanson each had 2 3-pointers for the Trojans. MDI went 12-26 from the free throw line and were 6-17 from behind the 3-point arc.

Ellsworth was led by Bryce Harmon with 15 points, Nick Bagley had 9 points and Bruce St. Peter had 9 points. Harmon had 1 3-pointer, and the Eagles were 11-27 from the free throw line and 1-14 from behind the 3-point arc..

MDI is now 2-5 on the season, and will play host to Old Town on Tuesday, January 6th at 7 PM. Ellsworth is now 6-2 and is off until next Friday, January 9th when they play host to Sumner at 7 PM, in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA and WDEA Internet Radio.

Line Score

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Ellsworth Boys

18

13

14

11

56

MDI Boys

10

14

15

21

60

Box Score

Ellsworth

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
3 Alex Braley 1 1 0 0 5 8 2 7
11 Devin McDevitt 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Mitchell Domagala 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 0
15 Bryce Harmon 1 7 6 1 0 4 4 15
20 Connor Maguire 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1
21 Lukas Firestone 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Nick Bagley 1 4 4 0 1 2 0 9
23 Charlie Libbey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Bruce St.Peter 1 4 4 0 1 2 5 9
32 Dylan Kelley 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 3
33 Derek Look 1 2 2 0 2 4 3 6
34 Cooper Henderson 1 3 3 0 0 1 4 6
TOTALS 1 22 21 1 11 27 23 56

MDI

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Andrew Phelps 1 3 1 2 2 3 1 10
12 Gus Reeves 1 1 1 0 2 2 1 4
14 Drew Rich 1 1 1 0 1 2 3 3
20 Graham Good 1 1 1 0 3 9 4 5
22 Colby Lee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Aaron Snurkowski 1 3 1 2 2 3 3 10
30 Russell Kropff 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 4
32 Aaron Boumil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Riley Swanson 1 6 4 2 2 4 4 16
42 Devin Parlatore 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 4
44 Jake Boumil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 James O'Donnell 1 2 2 0 0 0 5 4
TOTALS 1 21 15 6 12 24 22 60