The MDI Boys Basketball Team the John Bapst Crusaders 53-27 Thursday night, January 9th at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Jeremy French scored his 1st varsity points for MDI with 2 seconds remaining in the game

MDI jumped out to a 14-7 at the end of the 1st  Quarter.  Nate Philbrook had 4 points for MDI while Porter Isaacs had 3 points. Brady Renault had 3 points and Charlie Parker and Will Hodgdon each had 2 points for the MDI Trojans. For John Bapst Cayman Zephir had 4 points while Rhett McDonald had 3 points.

In the 2nd Quarter John Bapst outscored MDI 12-9 with Zephir hitting a 3 pointer with no time left to pull John Bapst within 4 points 23-19. Zephir had 4 points for John Bapst while McDonald had 6 points. Luke Norman chipped in with 2 points. for MDI Erik Merchant had 3 points while Cadin Lunt, Nate Philbrook and Porter Isaacs each had 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI outscored John Bapst 17-4 to take a 40-23 lead. Will Hodgdon led MDI with 5 points including a 3-pointer. Porter Isaacs had 4 points while Brady Renault, Maddox Laurendeau, Erik Merchant and Nate Philbrook each had 2 points. For the Crusaders Zephir had John Bapst's 4 points.

In the 4th quarter Brady Renault had 5 points, Ethan Merchant 4 points and French his 1st 2 varsity points for the Trojans. Rhett McDonald scored John Bapst's 4 points.

MDI was led by Brady Renault with 10 points while Porter Isaacs had 9 points. MDI was 12-17 from the free throw line

John Bapst was led by Rhett McDonald with a game high 13 points while Cayman Zephir had 12 points. The Crusaders were 6-18 from the free throw line

MDI is now 5-5 and will play host to Orono on Saturday, January 11th at 4:30 p.m.

John Bapst drops to 0-9 and will play host to Houlton on Saturday, January 11th at 6:30 p.m.

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos!

Line Score

MDI Boys149171353
John Bapst  Boys7124427

Box Score


10Ethan Merchant14110222
12Brady Renault110440223
14Cadin Lunt12110011
20Maddox Laurendeau14220000
22Jack DaCorte10000000
24Erik Merchant15220130
30Charlie Parker12110013
34Nate Philbrook18330223
40Jeremy French12110000
42Grady Wellman-Webster10000000
44Will Hodgdon17211222
54Porter Isaacs19330343

John Bapst

10Rhett McDonald1134405104
12Max Chadwick10000010
14Cayman Zephir112541133
20Sam Ellis10000023
22Quinn Mitchell10000023
24Luke Norman12110003
32Jordan Kimball10000001
34Devlin Crowley10000000
44Corey Butler10000001
50Jaeden Sockebeson10000001
52Connor Young10000000


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