The MDI Boys Basketball Team's season came to an end on Saturday, February 15th, when they fell to the defending State Class B Champions, the Caribou Vikings 61-48 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

MDI led for the majority of the 1st Quarter, until Caribou scored late to take a 19-16 lead. MDI was led by Brady Renault and Jack Dacorte, each with 5 points and a 3-pointer. Charlie Parker had 4 points and Ethan Merchant 2 points. Caribou was led by Alex Bouchard with 7 points, with a 3-pointer. Parker Deprey had 6 points, Ethan Holdsworth had 4 points and Sawyer Deprey had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter Caribou outscored MDI 11-9 to take a 30-25 lead at Halftime. Sawyer Deprey had 5 points with a 3-pointerr. Bouchard had 4 points, while Ethan Holdsworth added 2 points. For MDI DaCorte had another 5 points with his 2nd 3-pointer. Brady Renault had 2 points and Porter Isaacs had 2 points.

It was 45-35 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. DaCorte had 4 points for MDI and Renault, Parker and Nate Philbrook all added 2 points. For Caribou Sawyer Deprey had 7 points, and Bouchard, Holdsworth, Jake Berkowski and Parker Deprey all added 2 points.

In the 4th Quarter Nate Philbrook had 7 points for MDI with a 3-pointe. Brady Renault was 4-4- from the free throw line and DaCorte had 2 points. For Caribou Sawyer Deprey had 5 points with his 2nd 3-pointer of the game. Holdsworth had 4 points , Bouchard 3 points, Parker Deprey 2 points and Isaac Marker 2 points.

MDI was led by Jack DaCorte with 16 points, while Brady Renault had 13 points. The Trojans were 4-4 from the free throw line.

Caribou placed 4 players in double figures. Sawyer Deprey had a game high 19 points. Alex Bouchard had 16 points, Ethan Holdsworth 12 points and Parker Deprey had 10 points. The Vikings were 10-19 from the free throw line.

MDI's season comes to an end with a record of 9-11.

Caribou will play in the Northern Maine Class B Semifinals on Wednesday night, February 19th at 8:30 p.m. against Old Town, the 12th seed who have upset  #5 Houlton in the prelims, and #4 Hermon in the Quarterfinals.

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos!

Line Score

MDI Boys169101348
Caribou Boys1911151661

Box Score


10Ethan Merchant12110003
12Brady Renault113431441
14Cadin Lunt10000001
20Maddox Laurendeau10000001
22Jack DaCorte116752001
24Erik Merchant10000001
30Charlie Parker16330002
34Nate Philbrook19431003
40Jeremy French10000000
42Grady Wellman-Webster10000000
44Will Hodgdon10000000
52Marshall Reiff10000000
54Porter Isaacs12110004


5Alex Bouchard116651341
10Ethan Holdsworth112660011
12Jake Berkoski12110012
20Michael Brigman10000000
22Parker Deprey110550032
24Isaac Marker12000220
30Sawyer Deprey119642580
32Jacob Paul10000000
34Brevin Barnes10000000
40Corey Herbert10000000
42Zak Madore10000000
44Riley Bouchard10000000
50Joey Greyson10000000
52Carter Quist10000000
54Caleb Espling10000000

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