The MDI Trojans Boys Basketball Team opened up their defense of their Gold Ball in style, defeating the Washington Academy Raiders 79-38 on Saturday morning, February 17th.  The Trojans, the 2nd seed, took the lead with 2:40 remaining in the 1st Quarter, 13-10, and never looked back.

In fact, the Trojans ended the 1st quarter on a 13-0 run, to take a 20-10 lead. Finn McConomy drained 3 3-pointers for 9 points to lead MDI in the 1st Quarter. Derek Collin had 6 points, and Andrew Phelps had 5 points with a 3-pointer. For Washington Academy Brandon Allard had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Jim Lin had a 3-pointer and Milan Filipovich had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter MDI outscored Washington Academy 21-9 to take a 41-19 lead at the end of the 1st Half. The Trojans shot a blistering 71 percent from the field in the 1st Half. Alden Fournier had 5 points, Phelps had 5 points with his 2nd 3-pointer, McConomy hit his 4th 3-pointer of the game and Derek Collin, Andrew Shea, Eli Parady and Owen Mild each had 2 points for the Trojans. For Washington Academy Kyle Case had 4 points, Allard and Filipovich 2 points each and Jim Lin was 1-2 from the free throw line.

MDI led 62-30 after the 3rd Quarter. Collin had 6 points, Phelps 5 points with his 3rd 3-pointer, Colby Lee had a 3-pointer, Mild 3 points and Brett Duley and Drew Shea chipped in with 2 points each. For Washington Academy Filipovich had 5 points, Lin 3 points, Donald Soctomah 2 points and Allard 1 point.

In the 4th Quarter Shea and Phelps had 4 points each, Erik Merchant hit a 3-pointer, and Duley. Parady and Mild each had 2 points for MDI. For Washington Academy Micah Vose and Soctomah each had 3 points and Tihomir Babic had 2 points.

MDI was led by Andrew Phelps with a game high 19 points. Derek Collin had 13 points and Finn McConomy had 12 points. The Trojans were 12-19 from the free throw line.

Washington Academy was led by Milan Filipovich with 9 points and Brandon Allard had 8 points. The Raiders were 6-9 from the free throw line.

MDI, now 14-5 will play Presque Isle, the 3rd seed on Wednesday night, February 21st in the Class B North Semifinals with the tipoff at 7:05. Our pregame will begin at 6:45 PM. You can hear the game on  AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

Washington Academy ends their season with a 13-6 record.

Line Score

1 2 3 4 T
Washington Academy Raiders Boys 10 9 11 8 38
MDI Boys 20 21 21 17 79

 

Box Score

Washington Academy

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Ching Jim Lin 1 2 1 1 2 3 1 7
12 Ryan Easton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Micah Vose 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
21 Kyle Case 1 3 3 0 1 1 4 7
23 Nevin Rhodes 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
25 Donald Soctomah 1 2 2 0 1 2 1 5
30 Tihomir Babic 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
32 Nathan Lund 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Joe Bragg 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 Brandon Allard 1 3 2 1 1 2 0 8
40 Daniel Agyemang 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Jeff Graham 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Milan Filipovich 1 4 4 0 1 1 2 9
50 Marek Veal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 1 15 13 2 6 9 11 38

MDI

# Name G FGM 2PM 3PM FTM FTA PF PTS
10 Andrew Phelps 1 7 4 3 2 3 0 19
12 Finn McConomy 1 4 0 4 0 0 1 12
20 Brett Duley 1 1 1 0 2 3 1 4
22 Colby Lee 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 3
24 Alden Fournier 1 2 2 0 1 2 2 5
30 Nick Duley 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Derek Collin 1 5 5 0 4 5 1 14
34 Dane Vanzura 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Erik Merchant 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
42 Steven Pierce 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Drew Shea 1 4 4 0 0 1 1 8
50 Eli Parady 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 4
54 Owen Mild 1 2 2 0 3 5 2 7
TOTALS 1 29 20 9 12 19 10 79