The MDI Boy's Basketball Team beat John Bapst on Saturday, January 7th in Bar Harbor 72-55 in a game that was much closer than the final score would indicate. In the 3rd Quarter John Bapst had the lead for a few minutes before MDI was able to pull away, but the Crusaders hung in all night until midway through the final quarter.

In the 1st Quarter MDI led 21-17 as both teams were racing up and down the court. Riley Swanson had 3 3-pointers for 9 points for MDI, while Mac Shea had 4 points, Aaron Snurkowski had a 3-pointer, Graham Good had 3 points and Andrew Phelps had 2 points for MDI. For John Bapst Darren Hanscom had 8 points, with 2 3-pointers, Noah Tomah had 5 points, Alex Mooney had 2 points and JJ Higgins was 2-2 from the free throw line.

It was 32-27 at Halftime, with MDI in the lead. Graham Good had 4 points, Aaron Snurkowski had another 3-pointer, and Derek Collin and Drew Rich had 2 points each for the Trojans. For the Crusaders, Noah Tomah had 4 points, Sean Joyce had 4 points and Darren Hanscom was 2-2 from the free throw line.

MDI led 50-42 at the end of the 3rd Quarter, but Alex Mooney of John Bapst was the star of the Quarter, scoring 13 points for the Crusaders, going 7-7 from the free throw line. He scored 13 of the Crusader's points, with the other 2 coming from Sean Joyce.  For MDI they received 4 points from Drew Rich, Mac Shea and Derek Collin, a 3-pointer from Andrew Phelps, 2 points from Colby Lee and 1 point from Devin Parlatore.

In the 4th Quarter, Russell Kropff scored 5 points for MDI, including a 3-pointer, Mac Shea had 5 points, Andrew Phelps 3 points, Graham Good, James McConomy, Devin Parlatore and Drew Shea all chipped in with 2 points and Aaron Snurkowski was 1-2 from the free throw line. For the Crusaders, Alex Mooney had 7 more points including a 3-pointer and was 4-4 from the free throw line. On the night he was a perfect 11-11 from the charity stripe. Jagger Cummings had a 3-pointer, Noah Tomah was 2-2 from the free throw line and JJ Higgins was 1-2 from the free throw line.

MDI was led by Mac Shea with 13 points. Riley Swanson and Graham Good each had 9 points and Andrew Phelps had 8 points. MDI was 5-10 from the free throw line.

John Bapst was led by Alex Mooney with a game high 22 points, Noah Tomah had 11 points and Darren Hanscom had 10 points. The Crusaders were a near perfect 21-23 from the free throw line.

MDI remains unbeaten at 8-0 and will travel to Old Town to play the Coyotes on Wednesday, January 11th at 7 PM in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA and WDEA Internet Radio.

John Bapst is now 3-7 and will travel to Houlton on Tuesday, January 10th to play the Shiretowners at 7 PM.

Line Score

John Bapst Crusaders1710151355
MDI Boys2111182272


Box Score

John Bapst

0Nate Galinski10000010
10Jagger Cummings11010003
12Darren Hanscom131222210
14JJ Higgins10003423
20Nick Lakeman10000020
22Noah Dube10000000
24Alex Mooney15411111222
32Sean Joyce13300006
34James Butler10000000
40Isaac Wardwell10000020
42Kode McDonald10000000
50Noah Tomah144034111


10Andrew Phelps13211118
12Gus Reeves10000010
14Drew Rich13300016
20Graham Good14401259
22Colby Lee11100002
24Aaron Snurkowksi12021207
30Russell Kropff12110015
32Jimmy Carroll10000000
34James McConomy11100002
40Riley Swanson13030209
42Devin Palatore11101223
44Drew Shea11100002
50Mac Shea166011113
52Derek Collin13300026

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