The MDI Trojans were stunned by the Orono Red Riots 51-49 as Orono's Nate Desisto threw up an off-balance 3-pointer that banked in off the glass at the buzzer on Senior Night, Tuesday, January 31st in Bar Harbor at Bernard Parady Gymnasium.

MDI trailed 10-9 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Desisto had 4 points for Orono, with Connor Robertson, Jackson Coutts and Keenen Collett each chipping in 2 points. For MDI Mac Shea had 6 points, and Andrew Phelps had a 3-pointer.

MDI led at the half, 20-16. In the 2nd Quarter Riley Swanson had a 3-pointer and Andrew Phelps, Gus Reeves, Drew Rich and Russell Kropff each had 2 points. For Orono Keenan Collett had 4 points, Jake Koffman had 2 points, going 2-2 from the free throw line.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI increased their lead to 9, 42-33. In the 3rd Quarter, Riley Swanson drained 3 3-pointers for MDI while Derek Collin had 7 points and Russell Kropff 6 points. For Orono,Nate Desisto had 11 points including a 3-pointer, with Jackson Coutts, Keenan Collett and Jake Koffman each chipping in 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Orono outscored MDI 18-7. The big play was Nate Desisto's banked in 3-pointer as time expired. Orono was playing for the last shot with about 6 seconds left, with MDI up 49-48. MDI stole the ball and Orono fouled. MDI couldn't convert the open end of the 1-1 and Orono ended up winning on Desisto's shot. In the 4th Desisto had 7 points, Jake Koffman 4 and Collett 4. For MDI, Russell Kropff had a 3-pointer and Gus Reeves and Aaron Snurkowski each had 2 points.

MDI was led by Riley Swanson with 12 points while Russell Kropff had 11 points. The Trojans shot an uncharacteristically poor 1-8 from the free throw line.

Orono was led by Nate Desisto with a game high 25 points. Keenan Collett had 12 points. The Red Riots were 8-12 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 14-2 with 2 regular season games remaining, at Houlton on Saturday, February 4th at 1:30 PM and at Ellsworth on Thursday, February 9th at 7 PM. Both games will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA and WDEA Internet Radio.

Orono is now 12-3 with 3 regular season games remaining, home on Friday, February 3rd against PCHS and then away on Tuesday February 7th at Foxcroft Academy and then on Thursday February 9th at Old Town.

Line Score

1 2 3 4 T
Orono Boys 10 6 17 18 51
MDI Boys 9 11 22 7 49

 

Box Score

Orono

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
0 Jake Koffman 1 2 2 0 4 5 1 8
10 Nate DeSisto 1 10 8 2 3 3 3 25
12 Jonathan Steelman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Jonny Spencer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Evan Kenefic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Schylar Cyr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Collin Moran 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Connor Robertson 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 2
34 Sam Martin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Connor McCluskey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Jon Jeong 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Jackson Coutts 1 2 2 0 0 0 3 4
50 Keenan Collette 1 5 5 0 2 4 4 12
52 Mark Lucy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 20 18 2 9 13 13 51

MDI

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Andrew Phelps 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
12 Gus Reeves 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 4
14 Drew Rich 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
20 Graham Good 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Colby Lee 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
24 Aaron Snurkowksi 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 2
30 Russell Kropff 1 5 4 1 0 0 4 11
32 Jimmy Carroll 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
34 James McConomy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Riley Swanson 1 5 0 5 0 0 1 15
42 Devin Palatore 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 0
44 Drew Shea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 Mac Shea 1 3 3 0 0 2 4 6
52 Derek Collin 1 3 3 0 1 2 1 7
TOTALS 1 21 15 6 1 8 19 49