The MDI Trojans used a suffocating pressure defense to beat the John Bapst Crusaders Monday night, in a game that had been postponed twice previously, at the Cross Insurance Center on January 22nd. The Trojans won 71-37.

MDI led 11-7 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Drew Shea had 4 point, Dane Vanzura, Derek Collin and Owen Mild each had 2 points and Eli Parady was 1-2 from the free throw line for MDI. For John Bapst, Nate Smith had a 3-pointer, and Nick Lakeman and James Butler had 2 points each.

In the 2nd Quarter MDI outscored John Bapst 22-10 to take a 33-17 lead at the end of the 1st Half. For MDI Drew Shea had 8 points, Finn McConomy had 6 points on 2 3-pointers. Colby Lee had 4 points and Owen Mild and Andrew Phelps had 2 points each. For the Crusaders Smith had 4 points with a 3-pointer. Kade McDonald had a 3-pointer, Alec Gagnon had 2 points and JJ Higgins was 1-2 from the free throw line.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI outscored John Bapst 25-7 to take a 58-24 lead. Shea, Lee and Collin had 5 points each for MDI with Lee sinking a 3-pointer. Phelps had 4 points, McConomy sank his 3rd 3-pointer, Brett Duley had 2 points and Dane Vanzura 1 point for MDI. For John Bapst Jagger Cummings had a 3-pointer and Lakeman and Nick Lander each had 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Smith had 2 more 3-pointers to finish with 4 on the night for John Bapst. Lakeman had 4 points and Bulter 3 points. For MDI Brett Duley had 6 points with a 3-pointer, Alden Fournier, Erik Merchant and Owen Mild 2 points each and Nick Duley was 1-2 from the free throw line.

MDI was led by Drew Shea with a game high 17 points. Finn McConomy and Colby Lee each had 9 points. The Trojans were18-27 from the free throw line.

John Bapst was led by Nate Smith with 13 points and Nick Lakeman had 8 points. The Crusaders were 3-5 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 9-2 and plays host to Caribou on Friday, January 26th at 7:30 PM and Saturday January 27th at 2:30 PM. Both those game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

John Bapst 3-9 plays at Presque Isle, Tuesday, January 23rd at 6 PM.

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos!

Line Score

1 2 3 4 T
MDI Boys 11 22 25 13 71
John Bapst Crusaders Boys 7 10 7 13 37

 

Box Score

MDI

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Andrew Phelps 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 6
12 Finn McConomy 1 3 0 3 0 0 2 9
20 Brett Duley 1 3 2 1 1 2 1 8
22 Colby Lee 1 3 2 1 2 2 2 9
24 Alden Fournier 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
30 Nick Duley 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1
32 Derek Collin 1 2 2 0 3 4 1 7
34 Dane Vanzura 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 3
40 Erik Merchant 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 2
42 Steven Pierce 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Drew Shea 1 6 6 0 5 6 1 17
50 Eli Parady 1 0 0 0 1 4 2 1
54 Owen Mild 1 2 2 0 2 3 2 6
TOTALS 1 24 19 5 18 27 13 71

John Bapst

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Alec Gagnon 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
12 Noah Dube 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
14 JJ Higgins 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1
20 Nick Lakeman 1 4 4 0 0 0 2 8
24 Kade McDonald 1 1 0 1 0 0 5 3
30 Nate Smith 1 4 0 4 1 1 2 13
32 Sean Joyce 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
32 Jagger Cummings 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 James Butler 1 2 2 0 1 2 3 5
40 Jacob Weymouth 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Rhett McDonald 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 Ethan Newcomb 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
52 Nick Lander 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
54 Zac Lakeman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 14 8 6 3 5 19 37