The MDI Trojans beat the Ellsworth Eagles Friday night, August 26th 46-8 in an exhibition game in Bar Harbor.

MDi scored first, needing just two plays, as Colby Lee took a hand-off from Andrew Phelps and scampered 64 yards for the touchdown. The 2-point conversion was good and MDI led 8-0 with 9:06 left in the 1st Quarter.

Croix Albee scored from 3 yards out, on a 6 play drive, that took 2:08. The 2-point extra point conversion failed, and MDI led 14-0 with 5:25 left in the 1st Quarter.

With 10:25 left in the 1st Half, Lee scored again, this time from 35 yards out. Croix Albee ran into the end zone for 2 points and MDI led 22-0.

Albee scored his 2nd touchdown of the evening, this time on a pass from Andrew Phelps from 5 yards out. Phelps ran in for the 2-point conversion and with 6:15 left in the 1st Half the Trojans led 30-0. That's how the 1st half ended.

Ellsworth scored with 3:28 left in the 3rd Quarter, as Javon Williams took a hand-off from Connor Crawford and ran around the right side into the end zone. The 2 point conversion was good as Crawford put his shoulder down and dove into the end zone and that made the score 30-8.

MDI scored with 11:43 remaining in the game when back-up quarterback Gus Reeves ran into the end zone. Elijah Joyce ran in for the 2-point conversion. That made the score 38-8.

The final touchdown was scored by Elijah Joyce when he ran in from 19 yards out. Jakob Gregory ran in for the 2-point conversion and that made the final score 46-8.

Here are the unofficial stats
Ellsworth
Rushing
Declan White 8 carries 67 yards
Jacob Shorey 8 carries 22 yards
Javon Williams 3 carries 18 yards
Charlie Hughes 4 carries 16 yards
Jacob Mortson 2 carries 0 yards

Receiving
Javon Williams 3 receptions for 36 yards
Jacob Mortoson 1 reception for 6 yards
Declan White 1 reception for 2 yards

Passing
Connor Crawford 5-11 44 yards

MDI
Rushing
Colby Lee 4 carries 105 yards
Jakob Gregory 6 carries 80 yards
Elijah Joyce 6 carries 70 yards
Croix Albee 5 carries 29 yards
Gus Reeves 3 carries 20 yards
Chance Closson 3 carries 12 yards
Andrew Phelps 1 carry 8 yards
Ezra Johnson 1 carry 3 yards
Colby Butler 1 carry 2 yards

Receiving
Abrahm Malloy 1 reception 50 yards
Graham Good 1 reception 28 yards
Luke Mitchell 1 reception 19 yards
Croix Albee 1 reception 5 yards

Passing
Andrew Phelps 3-7 52 yards
Gus Reeves 1-3 50 yards

MDI opens the regular season Friday, September 2nd at home against Foxcroft Academy in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA and WDEA Internet Radio with the pregame starting at 6:40 PM

Ellsworth opens the regular season Friday, September 2nd at home against Mattanawcook Academy at 7 PM.

Be sure to check back to the WDEA website every Monday and Thursday for the MDI and Ellsworth Coach's Shows!