MDI Beats Gray-New Gloucester 56-22 [PHOTOS]
The MDI Trojans football team beat the Gray-New Gloucester Patriots 56-22 at Alumni Field in Bar Harbor on Senior Recognition Night, October 13, 2022. The game was originally scheduled to be played on Friday, October 14 but was moved up a day because of the anticipated weather.
The Patriots won the coin toss and elected to receive the ball. After taking over on their own 35 Gray-New Gloucester was forced to punt. MDI took over on their own 27-yard line.
It took just 2:20 and MDI scored the 1st touchdown of the night, on an Alex Gray 2-yard run. The 2-point conversion was good, and MDI led 8-0.
On their next possession, the Patriots were again forced to punt. MDI took over on their own 37-yard line.
The Trojans scored again, on another run by Gray, this time a 1-yard run. The drive took 3:56. The 2-point conversion was no good, and MDI led 14-0.
Gray-New Gloucester took over on their own 25-yard line. Michael Ryan scored on a 75-yard run, taking just 7 seconds to score. The 2-point conversion was no good, and MDI led 14-6.
After an MDI punt and a Gray-New Gloucester punt, the Trojans took over on their own 38-yard line with 7:10 remaining in the 1st Half. It took just 1:41 and Spencer Laurendeau scored the 1st of his 6 touchdowns on the night. This was a 6-yard run. The 2-point conversion was good, and with 5:29 left in the 1st Half, MDI led 22-6.
Gray-New Gloucester has an excellent kicker/punter in senior Alexander Henry. He proved it, kicking a 30-yard field goal, and with 4:10 left in the 1st Half, MDI led 22-9.
MDI scored again, with 1:34 left in the 1st Half, Laurendeau's 2nd of the night. This time he scampered for 4 yards and the score. The 2-point conversion was not good, and MDI led 28-9.
Gray-New Gloucester wasn't done, as they scored with 13.1 seconds left, with Michael Ryan scoring. Henry split the uprights on the point after, and MDI led 28-16.
MDI led 28-16 at the end of the 1st Half.
MDI started the 2nd Hal on their own 20-yard line after Henry kicked the ball through the end zone. The Trojans then fumbled and Gray-New Gloucester recovered the ball on the MDI 15-yard line.
But the MDI defense forced a Patriot fumble on the next play and Laurendeau scored his 3rd touchdown, this time a 12-yard run, with 9:18 left in the 3rd Quarter. The drive took 3:31 and with the 2-point conversion good, MDI led 36-16.
Michael Ryan was then picked off and the Trojans scored again. Laurendeau scored his 4th touchdown, this time on a 48-yard run. The drive took 1:28 and when the 2-point conversion was good, MDI led 44-16.
The Patriots weren't done, as they scored again with 9:04 left in the game, on a 12-yard pass from Michael Ryan to Brady Castrucci. The 2-point conversion was no good, and MDI led 44-22.
Laurendeau scored his 5th and 6th touchdowns of the night. The 5th was a 37-yard run with 7:19 left in the game. The point after was no good and MDI led 50-22.
The last touchdown was scored with 4;13 left in the game. Laurendeau ran for 42 yards. The point after was no good and MDI closed the game out with a 56-22 win.
- Aiden Grant 17 carries 211 yards
- Spencer Laurendeau 13 carries 220 yards
- Alex Gray 7 carries 18 yards
- Spencer Laurendeau 4-6 40 yards
- Alex Gray 2-4 36 yards
- Spencer Laurendeau 2 receptions 36 yards
- Brendan Graves 2 receptions 20 yards
- Sam Sinclair 1 reception 9 yards
- Aiden Grant 1 reception 4 yards
- Brady Castrucci 10 carries 29 yards
- Dillon Youong 9 carries 31 yards
- Kobi Conant 7 carries 13 yards
- Michael Ryan 5 carries 96 yards
- Gracen Golebiewski 3 carries 30 yards
- Miles Post 2 carries 7 yards
- Isaac Ormberg 2 carries 1 yard
- Michael Ryan 6-13 1 touchdown, 1 touchdown, 1 interception
- Kobi Conant 0-1
- Brady Castrucci 4 receptions 59 yards
- Kobi Conant 1 reception 30 yards
- Benjamin Powell 1 reception 4 yards
MDI is now 4-2. They finish up the regular season at Lake Region on Saturday, October 22nd at 1 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa-enabled device.
Gray-New Gloucester is now 2-3. They play host to Ellsworth on Friday, October 21st at 6 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP, and on any Alexa-enabled device.
Check out the photos from the game from Walter Churchill
MDI-Gray New Gloucester Football October 13, 2022