WA Upsets MDI Boys 66-61
The MDI Boys were cruising in their opening game of the season against the Washington Academy Raiders in East Machias on Saturday, Dec.8.
MDI had a 32-23 lead at half time, 49-39 after three quarters and the lead was as much as 14 points early in the fourth quarter, but then the WA Raiders came storming back!
Washington Academy had cut the lead to points with 4:27 left in the fourth quarter, and the lead was only two points for MDI after Jacob Schoppee drained a three with 2:11 left in the fourth. Jacob Schoppee hit another three for Washington Academy, and that gave WA the lead for good 62-61 with 1:06 left to go in the game.
MDI was outscored 27-13 in the fourth quarter. Tyler Varney finished with 23 points for WA including 3 threes, and Jacob Schoppee finished with 18 points including 2 threes. For MDI, they were paced by senior Ben Walls, who scored a game high 25 points, including 2 threes. The full box score is below.
The MDI Boys (0-1) return to the hardwood on Wednesday, December 12th, when they play host to John Bapst (0-1), who lost their home opener Saturday to Caribou 65-41. The Wednesday game may be heard on WDEA AM 1370 and WDEA Internet Radio with the opening tip-off at 7 PM and pregame starting at 6:40.
For the Class B Boys Heal Point Standings click here
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