MDI Beats Hermon 44-6
The MDI Trojans returned home to Bar Harbor and were the ungracious host, defeating the previously unbeaten Hermon Hawks 44-6. The 4th Quarter was played under running time.
MDI won the coin toss, and the Trojans took over on the Hermon 30 yard line. 8 plays and 3:21 later, Elijah Joyce ran in from 1 yard out to put the Trojans on the scoreboard. Colby Lee ran in for the 2 point conversion and MDI led 8-0 with 8:29 remaining in the 1st Quarter.
Hermon took over on their own 17 yard line, and were forced to punt, going 3 and out. MDI took over on their own 39 yard line with 6 minutes remaining in the 1st Quarter.
It took the Trojans 6 plays and 2:17 to reach the end zone again. Colby Lee ran in from 1 yard out. Andrew Phelps ran in for the 2 point conversion, and with 3:43 remaining in the 1st Quarter the Trojans were up 16-0.
Hermon took over on their own 41 and the Trojans forced a fumble. Colby Lee recovered and the Trojans had the ball on their own 48 yard line with 49.7 seconds left in the 1st Quarter.
6 plays and 2:22 later, Colby Lee scampered in from 35 yards out into the end zone. Billy Kerley ran in for the 2 point conversion, and with 9:49 left in the 1st Half MDI was up 24-0.
MDI would score once more in the 1st Half, this time via the pass. Andrew Phelps lofted a pass to Colby Lee that went for 42 yards. This time the 2 point conversion was no good, and MDI led 30-0.
Hermon scored their lone points with 3.9 seconds remaining, via the air, as Tyler Carmichael caught a 2 yard pass from Garrett Trask. The 2 point conversion was no good and MDI led 30-6 at the end of the 1st Half.
Hermon started the 2nd Half with the ball, but Nick Corson intercepted the ball and MDI converted the turnover. Andrew Phelps lofted a 29 yard pass to Billy Kerley for the score. The 2 point conversion was good, and with 8 minutes remaining in the 3rd Quarter, MDI was up 38-6.
The final points were scored with 1:38 remaining in the 3rd Quarter. Colby Lee ran for 45 yards out, scoring his 4th touchdown of the night. The 2 point conversion was no good, making the final 44-6.
MDI intercepted Trask 3 times, with Corson, Elijah Joyce and James McConomy all registering picks. Combined with Lee's fumble, the MDI defense forced 4 turnovers. The defense was huge for MDI, as they also had a goal line stand, denying the Hawks when they were 1 yard out to force a turnover on downs.
MDI is now 3-1 on the season, and will travel to Pittsfield next Friday, September 29th to take on the defending Class D MCI Huskies. MCI who moved up to Class C this season are 2-2. Our pregame will start at 6:40 PM with the kickoff at 7 PM on WDEA Internet Radio and on our free downloadable APP sponsored by First National Bank
Hermon 3-1, plays host to Winslow Friday, September 29th at 7 PM.
Colby Lee 14 Carries 123 Yards
Billy Kerley 6 Carries 56 Yards
Andrew Phelps 5 Carries 33 Yards
Alden Fournier 4 Carries 29 Yards
Elijah Joyce 6 Carries 26 Yards
Sam Mitchell 3 Carries 19 Yards
Baylor Landsman 4 Carries 9 Yards
Cody Modeen 1 Carry 6 Yards
Cole Allen 1 Carry -1 Yard
Andrew Phelps 3-7 90 Yards 2 TD's
Colby Lee 1 Reception 42 Yards
Abrahm Malloy 1 Reception 31 Yards
Elijah Joyce 1 Reception 17 Yards
Garrett Trask 18 Carries 66 Yards
Jordan Bishop 5 Carries 27 Yards
Matthew Bailey 1 Carry 7 Yrds
Devin Hall 1 Carry 6 Yards
Garrett Trask 5-15 27 Yards 3 Interceptions
Matthew Bailey 0-2
Jordan Bishop 2 Receptions 13 Yards
Tyler Carmichael 2 Receptions 13 Yards
Keith Pomeroy 1 Reception 1 Yard