For the first time ever, the MDI Boy's Basketball Team are the State Champions, winning the Gold Ball on Friday, March 3rd, 2017, defeating the Wells Warriors 59-39 at the Augusta Civic Center.

MDI took a 13-5 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. MDI's pressure defense didn't allow a point until 1:39 remaining in the Quarter when Tyler Dewey drained a 3-pointer for  Wells. Cameron Cousins added 2 for the Warriors.  For MDI Drew Rich and Graham Good had 3 points each,  Aaron Snurkowski had a 3-pointer for 3 points and Andrew Phelps and Riley Swanson each had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter, MDI increased their lead to 12 points, outscoring Wells 14-10 and at the end of the 1st Half the Trojans led 27-15. For MDI Andrew Phelps had 6 points, with a 3-pointer. Graham Good had 6 points and Riley Swanson was 2-2 from the free throw line. For Wells, Owen Berry and Tyler Dewey had 3-pointers and Deandre Wood and Cameron Cousins chipped in 2 points each.

In the 3rd Quarter, MDI outscored Wells 16-8 to take a 43-23 lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter. For the Trojans Andrew Phelps had 2 3-pointers, Russell Kropff had a 3-pointer, Gus Reeves had 3 points and Graham Good and Derek Collin each had 2 points. For Wells Owen Berry had 6 points and Tyler Bridge had 2 points.

As time expired MDI's Jimmy Carroll put an exclamation point on the win, hitting a 3-pointer. Graham Good had 4 points, Riley Swanson was 3-4 from the free throw line and Andrew Phelps and Gus Reeves each had 2 points. For Wells Owen Berry had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Cameron Cousins had 4 points, Christian Saulnier had a 3-pointer and Riley Dempsey and Tyler Dewey each had 2 points.

MDI was led by Andrew Phelps with a game high 16 points. Graham Good had a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds as well as 5 steals. The Trojans were 15-20 from the free throw line.

Wells was led by Owen Berry with 14 points. Tyler Dewey and Cameron Cousins each had 8 points. The Warriors were 4-6 from the free throw line.

Line Score

1 2 3 4 T
MDI Boys 13 14 16 16 59
Wells Warriors 5 10 8 16 39

 

Box Score

MDI

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Andrew Phelps 1 4 1 3 5 8 2 16
12 Gus Reeves 1 1 1 0 3 4 2 5
14 Drew Rich 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 3
20 Graham Good 1 7 7 0 1 1 0 15
22 Colby Lee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Aaron Snurkowksi 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 3
30 Russell Kropff 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 3
32 Jimmy Carroll 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
34 James McConomy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Riley Swanson 1 1 1 0 5 6 1 7
42 Devin Palatore 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Drew Shea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 Mac Shea 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
52 Derek Collin 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
54 Owen Mild 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
TOTALS 1 19 13 6 15 20 14 59

Wells

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
2 Christian Saulnier 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
4 Matt Sherburne 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
10 Riley Dempsey 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 2
11 Liam Bell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Owen Berry 1 6 4 2 0 0 0 14
20 Tyler Dewey 1 3 1 2 0 0 3 8
21 Deandre Woods 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 2
23 Keegan Reidy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Channing Wang 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Cameron Cousins 1 2 2 0 4 6 4 8
34 Tyler Bridge 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
42 John Harris 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 15 10 5 4 6 20 39