The MDI Trojans beat the Gray-New Gloucester Patriots 44-16 at Alumni Field in Bar Harbor to improve to 2-0 on the season.

The Trojans won the coin-flip and deferred, electing to take the ball to start the 2nd Half. The Trojans kicked off and Gray-New Gloucester took over on their own 30 yard line. The Trojan's defense forced a punt, and MDI had good field position, taking over on the Patriot's 40 yard line with 7:29 left in the 1st Quarter.

The Patriot's defense forced MDI to turn the ball over on downs, and with 4:24 left, the Patriots took over on their own 11 yard line. It only took 1:37 and Gray-New Gloucester was in the end zone thanks to an 87 yard pass from Kobi Conant to Nick Geer. The 2-point conversion was good, and with 2:47 left in the 1st Quarter Gray-New Gloucester led 8-0.

The Trojans answered. A big holding penalty negated an excellent return, so MDI started at their own 25 yard line. The Trojans scored after a 67 run by Spencer Laurendau and then a 10 yard touchdown run. The 2-point conversion was good, with the drive taking just 20 seconds. With 2:18 left in the 1st Quarter the score was tied at 8-8.

Gray-New Gloucester took over on their 25 yard line but turned the ball over on downs.

MDI took over at their own 8 yard line with 8:13 left in the 2nd Quarter. They were in the end zone 3:01 later, as Jacob Shield ran in from 15 yards out. The 2-point conversion was no good, and MDI led 14-8 with 5:12 left in the 1st Half.

After Gray-New Gloucester was forced to punt MDI took over at the Gray-New Gloucester 49 yard line. 1:12 later Laurendeau ran in from 10 yards out. Again, MDI's 2-point conversion failed, and with 1:47 left in the 1st Half, MDI led 20-8.

The Trojans led at the end of the 1st Half 20-8.

After MDI took possession in the 3rd Quarter, Laurendau was intercepted by Kobi Conant.

But the Trojans then forced a fumble and took over at the Gray-New Gloucester 18 yard line.

MDI was forced to punt, with the Patriots taking over on their 20 with 5:20 left.

Conant was then picked-off with Spencer Laurendeau returning the interception 80 yards for a pick-6. The 2-point conversion was good, and MDI led 28-8 with 3:05 left in the 3rd Quarter.

Gray-New Gloucester took over at their own 18 yard line, and again Laurendeau picked off Conant.

The Trojans scored on a 7-yard run by Jacob Shield, The 2-point conversion was good, and with 11:53 left in the 4th Quarter, MDI was up 36-8.

The Trojans scored again, as freshman Lincoln Gray scored his 1st Varsity touchdown, this coming with 9:57 left in the game, on a 8-yard run. The 2-point conversion was good, and MDI was up 44-8.

Gray-New Gloucester would score their final points of the game with 36.6 seconds left, on a 17 yard pass from Prescott to Cody Tracy. The 2-pont conversion was good and the final score was 44-16.

Gray-New Gloucester's Nick Geer was lost for the game in the 1st Half with an upper body injury.

MDI improves to 2-0 and will play at Camden Hills on Saturday, September 16th at 2 p.m. That game will be broadcast on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

Gray-New Gloucester is 0-2. They will play host to Mt. Ararat on Friday, September 15th at 6 p.m.

STATS

MDI Rushing

  • Spencer Laurendeau 20 carries 196 yards
  • Jacob Shields 10 carries 74 yards
  • Lincoln Gray 1 carry 8 yards

MDI Passing

  • Spencer Laurendeau 2-8 for 38 yards, 1 interception.

MDI Receiving

  • Cal Hodgdon 2 receptions for 38 yards

Gray-New Gloucester Rushing

  • Brady Castrucci 15 carries 37 yards
  • Kobi Conant 8 carries 5 yards
  • Isaac Ormberg 1 carry 2 yards
  • Ben Powell 1 carry -5 yards
  • Prescott 2 carries -7 yards
  • Kaine Karp 2 carries -8 yards

Gray-New Gloucester Passing

  • Kobi Conant 9-17 yards 1 touchdown and 1 interception
  • Prescott 6-7 36 yards 1 touchdown

Gray-New Gloucester Receiving

  • Nick Geer 3 receptions 107 yards
  • Kaine Karp 3 receptions 74 yards
  • Isaac Ormberg 3 receptions 34 yards
  • Isaiah Raymond 3 receptions 32 yards
  • Cody Tracy 1 reception 17 yards
  • Ben Powell 1 reception 5 yards
  • Brady Castrucci 1 reception 2 yards
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Check out the photos from the game! Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos!

MDI vs. Gray-New Gloucester

The MDI Trojans hosted the Gray-New Gloucester Patriots in Week 2 on Friday, September 8th

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