The MDI Boys opened up the 2013-14 season with a victory over the Old Town Coyotes at Bernard Parady Gymnasium in Bar Harbor on Saturday afternoon, December 7th.

When Jon Phelps hit a three point shot with 4:07 left in the 1st Quarter, the Trojans led 11-2 causing Old Town to call a timeout. Old Town made some defensive changes, going to a trapping defense, and caused MDI problems. Old Town tied the score 22-22 with two minutes left in the half, and actually took a 24-23 lead at the half, as they outscored MDI 13-5.

Jon Phelps Scoring Against Old Town (Photo Courtesy Walter Churchill)

MDI came out firing in the 3rd Quarter. Jon Phelps scored five unanswered points for MDI, and with 7:37 left in the 3rd Quarter, MDI led 28-24. Old Town's Mitchell Cole scored 4 points and it was 28-28 with 3:35 left in the 3rd Quarter. Phelps then scored two three pointers as well as a basket, scoring all of MDI's points in the 3rd Quarter, and MDI outscored Old Town 13-4 and they led 36-28 after three quarters.

Phelps went 2-2 from the free throw line and with 3:25 remaining in the game MDI led 44-41. Freshman Aaron Snurkowski went 1-2 from the free throw line and with 1:31 left in the game MDI led 47-41. The final score was 51-45 MDI.

MDI was led by Jon Phelps with a game high 25 points, including 4 3-pointers.Andrew Davis had 8 points. Scoring their first varsity points were Ryan Littlefield 2 points and Snurkowski 1 point. MDI went 12-22 from the free throw line.

Old Town was led by Adam Richardson with 9 points. Zack Bartlett, Eric Hoogterp and Nick Cowan all had 8 points for the Coyotes. Garvey Melmed had 2 3-pointers for Old Town. Old Town went 3-16 from the free throw line.

MDI (1-0) next plays at home on Wednesday, December 11th when they play host to Foxcroft Academy (1-0). That game will be on WDEA AM 1370 and WDEA Internet Radio with the pregame starting at 6:40 and the tip-off at 7 PM. Old Town plays at the Cross Center on Thursday, December 12th against John Bapst (0-1) at 7 PM.

For a full set of photos of the game courtesy of Walter Churchill click HERE

Box Score

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Old Town Coyotes Boys

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17

45

MDI Boys 2013-14

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15

51

Old Town

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
4 Brian Dunn 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
10 Drew Coulombe 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Kaleb Gifford 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
14 Garvey Melmed 1 2 0 2 0 2 3 6
20 Tyler Gifford 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Eric Hoogterp 1 3 3 0 2 7 1 8
24 Nick Cowan 1 4 4 0 0 1 4 8
30 Zac Libby 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Andre Miller 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Mitchell Cole 1 2 2 0 0 2 2 4
42 Adam Richardson 1 4 4 0 1 2 2 9
44 Scott Smart 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 2
50 Zach Bartlett 1 4 4 0 0 0 3 8
TOTALS 1 20 18 2 3 16 20 45

MDI

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Jon Phelps 1 8 4 4 5 7 2 25
12 Billy Laverdiere 1 2 2 0 2 2 3 6
14 Isaiah Keene 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Abe Philbrook 1 3 3 0 0 3 2 6
22 Taner Bickford 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
24 Ryan Littlefield 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 2
30 Stephen Hanscom 1 1 1 0 1 2 3 3
32 Gus Reeves 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Riley Swanson 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
42 Aaron Snurkowski 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1
44 Chase Bradford 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 James O'Donnell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
52 Andrew Davis 1 3 3 0 2 4 3 8
TOTALS 1 17 13 4 13 22 18 51