The MDI Boys Basketball Team cruised past the John Bapst Crusaders 77-35 on Saturday, December 22nd in Bar Harbor, behind a career high 38 points of Derek Collin.

The Trojans jumped out to a 18-13 lead in the 1st Quartre. Derek Collin had 10 points, Drew Shea 6 points and Brett Duley 2 points for the Trojans. Alec Gagnon had 2 3's for 6 points, Ethan Newcomb had 4 points, Rhett McDonald 2 points and Sam Peterson was 1-2 from the free throw line.

In the 2nd Quarter MDI outscored John Bapst 20-4 to take a 38-17 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Collin had another 10 points, with 2 3's. Eli Parady had 6 points and Shea 4 points. Cayman Zephir and Ethan Newcomb had 2 points each for the Crusaders.

In the 3rd Quarter, MDI outscored John Bapst 17-11 to take a 55-28 lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Collin had 13 points for MDI with 2 3's and Erik Merchant and Parady each had 2 points for the Trojans. For the Crusaders, Nick Marvin had 5 points with a 3-pointer, and Peterson and McDonald each had 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter, Collin had 5 points, Ethan Merchant 4 points and Brady Renault, Erik Merchant and Charlie Parker each had a 3-pointer and Brennan Hubbard had 2 points for the Trojans.  For John Bapst Zephir had 3 points and Noah Dube and Sam Ellis each had 2 points.

MDI was led by Derek Collin with 38 points while Drew Shea had 10 points. The Trojans were 3-5 from the free throw line.

John Bapst was led by Alec Gagnon and Ethan Newcombe with 6 points each. The Crusaders were 2-8 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 4-1 on the season and will play host to Caribou on Thursday, December 27th at 7:30 PM in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device

John Bapst is 3-2 and travels to Washington Academy on Thursday, December 27th.

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos.

Line Score

John Bapst Crusaders Boys13411735
MDI Boys1820172277

Box Score

John Bapst

0Max Chadwick10000000
10Alec Gagnon16202020
12Noah Dube12110001
14Rhett McDonald14220001
20Sam Ellis12110000
22Sam Peterson15220120
24Jagger Cummings10000021
30Nick Marvin15211001
32Cayman Zephir15220121
42Jaedan Sockebeson10000000
44Ethan Newcomb16330001
50Devlin Crowley10000000
52Quinn Mitchell10000001
54Luke Norman10000000


10Ethan Merchant14220000
12Kyle Nicholson10000000
14Cadin Daley10000002
20Brett Duley12110000
22Brady Renault13101001
24Erik Merchant15211002
30Charlie Parker13101001
32Derek Collin13817143130
34Lukas Keene10000000
40Chase Sargent10000000
42Brennan Hubbard12110000
44Drew Shea110440220
50Eli Parady18440001
52Porter Isaacs12110000
54Steven Pierce10000001

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