The MDI Trojans Boy's Basketball Team advanced to the Class B North Semifinals after defeating Belfast 45-35 on  Friday night in the opening round of Tourney 2017 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

The score was tied 9-9 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Graham Good had 4 points, Riley Swanson had a 3-pointer and Derek Collin had 2 points for the Trojans. For Belfast Nolan Woods had a 3-pointer, Zane Bielenberg, Stanley Sturgis and Dakota Doolan had 2 points each. Belfast was 2-6 from the free throw line.

MDI outscored Belfast 9-8 to take a 18-17 lead at the Half. For the Trojans Graham Good had 4 points, Andrew Phelps 3 points and Aaron Snurkowski had 2 points. For Belfast Bielenberg had 4 points, Garrett Hamlin had 2 points and Ian Snowdeal had 2 points.

MDI outscored Belfast 11-7 in the 3rd Quarter to take a 29-24 lead. In the Quarter, MDI was a perfect 6-6 from the free throw line. Good had 4 points for MDI, Andrew Phelps had a 3-pointer and Gus Reeves and Aaron Snurkowski each had 2 points. For Belfast, Bielenberg had 4 points, and Nolan Woods had a 3-pointer. The Lions were 2-4 from the free throw line.

In the 4th Quarter, MDI was gradually able to increase their lead. The Trojans continued to hit their free throws, going 7-12 in the Quarter. Russell Kropff had 6 points including a 3-pointer. Gus Reeves had 3 points, Aaron Snurkowski, Andrew Phelps and Riley Swanson had 2 points each and Graham Good chipped in with 1 point. For the Lions, Bielenberg, and Dakota Doolan each had 4 points and Nolan Woods had a 3-pointer.

MDI was led by Graham Good with 13 points, while Andrew Phelps had 8 and Aaron Snurkowski and Russell Kropff each had 6 points. MDI was 14-19 from the free throw line.

Belfast was led by Zane Bielenberg with a game high 14 points while Nolan Woods had 9 points with three 3-pointers. The Lions were 4-10 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 16-3 and will play Central High School on Wednesday February 22nd at 2 PM in a game that will be broadcast on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP sponsored by First National Bank and on AM 1370 WDEA.

Belfast finishes the season at 10-10.

Line Score

Belfast Lions Boys9871135
MDI Boys99111645


Box Score


1Zane Bielenberg166022114
2Ulysse Bex10000000
4Stanley Sturgis11100012
5Tyler Bartlett10000000
10Skylar Perkins10000000
11Garrett Hamlin11100032
12Max Lewis10000000
13Tristan Richards10000000
14Dakota Doolan12202446
15Nolan Woods13030029
20Lucas Lightner10000000
21Edwin Johnson10000000
25Ian Snowdeal11100242


10Andrew Phelps12113508
12Gus Reeves11103315
14Drew Rich10000000
20Graham Good155035213
22Colby Lee10000000
24Aaron Snurkowksi11104406
30Russell Kropff12111226
32Jimmy Carroll10000000
34James McConomy10000000
40Riley Swanson12110015
42Devin Palatore10000030
44Drew Shea10000000
50Mac Shea10000010
52Derek Collin11100002


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