#5 Foxcroft Academy Rallies Late to Beat #12 MDI 61-54 [STATS & PHOTOS]
The #12 MDI Trojans Boys Basketball Team came out and gave #5 Foxcroft Academy all they could handle before coming up just short 61-54 in a Class B North Boys Prelim game in Dover-Foxcroft on Wednesday, February 15th.
The Trojans came out on fire, outscoring the Ponies 20-8 in the 1st Quarter. Foxcroft Academy outscored MDI 17-13 in the 2nd Quarter, but MDI led at the Half, 33-25. It wasn't until 2:01 remaining in the 3rd Quarter that Foxcroft Academy took the lead, 40-39 but at the end of the 3rd Quarter the Trojans clung to a 1 point lead. In the 4th Quarter the Ponies went 13-17 from the free throw line and won the game 61-54 to advance to the Quarterfinals at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
MDI was led by Brandon Marsh and Evan Ankrom each of whom had 18 points. Alex Gray had 9 points on 3 3-pointers. Cal Hodgdon, Brandon Marsh and Evan Ankrom each drained a 3-pointer. MDI was 10-14 from the free throw line.
Foxcroft Academy was led by Caden Crocker with a game-high 23 points. Jadon Richard had 15 points. Wyatt Rayfield, Silas Topalski and Adam Conner each had a 3-pointer for the Ponies. Foxcroft Academy was 20-27 from the free throw line, led by Caden Crocker who was 9-10.
MDI's season comes to a close with a record of 5-14.
Foxcroft Academy, now 13-6 will play #4 Old Town, with a record of 16-2, Saturday afternoon, February 18th at 12 noon at the Cross Insurance Center in the Class B North Boys Quarterfinals.
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Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos