The MDI Boys Basketball Team fell to the Hermon Hawks 46-43 as the Hawks hit enough free throws in the 4th Quarter, going 8-16, in Bar Harbor on Tuesday, February 23rd.

Hermon jumped out to a 13-9 lead in the 1st Quarter. Brady Reed hit 2 3-pointers for 6 points, Jaykob Dow had 4 points and Jaeden Henderson had 3 points. For MDI Spencer Laurendeau had a 3-ppointer, Porter Isaacs 2 points and Walker St. Germain was 2-2 from the free throw line. Maddox Laurendeau and Charlie Parker were each 1-2 from the free throw line.

In the 2nd Quarter Hermon outscored MDI 14-7 to increase their lead to 27-18 at the end of the 1st Half. Trey Brown had 4 points for Hermon while Brady Reed and Jaeden Henderson each had a 3-pointer. Eli Reed and Jaykob Dow each added 2 points. For the Trojans Porter Isaacs had 4 points, Grady Wellman-Webster had a 3-pointer and Brady Renault had 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI cut the lead, outscoring Hermon 10-7, but the Hawks still led 34-28. Renault had 4 points for MDI, Wellman-Webster 2 points and Charlie Parker and Porter Isaacs each were 2-2 from the free throw line.  For Hermon Henderson had another 3-pointer and Trey Brown had 2 points with Eli Reed going 2-2 from the free throw line.

In the 4th Quarter MDI was able to pound the rock into Porter Isaacs in the paint and he score 8 points. Brady Renault had a 3-pointer, Henry Lester was 1-2 from the free throw line and Ethan Merchant hit a 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded. For Hermon Wyatt Gogan had 5 points. Brady Reed 5 points, going 5-6 from the free throw line and Trey Brown was 2-2 from the charity stripe.

MDI was led by Porter Isaacs with 16 points and Brady Renault had 9 points. MDI was 9-15 from the free throw line. It was the final home regular season game for seniors Brady Renault, Ethan Merchant, Grady Wellman-Webster, Maddox Laurendeau and Porter Isaacs.

Hermon was led by Brady Reed with 14 points while Jaeden Henderson had 9 points. The Hawks were 11-21 from the free throw line.

MDI closes out the regular season on Friday night, February 26th when they play at Ellsworth against the Eagles with tip-off at 7 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. That game will also be live-streamed on the Ellsworth High School You Tube Channel.

Line Score

Hermon Hawks Boys131471246
MDI Boys 2020-2199101543

Box Score


4Johnny Kokoska10000000
10Xavier Jelks10000000
14Brady Reed114303563
22Jaeden Henderson19312151
23Wyatt Gogan15220143
24Clark Pelletier10000000
32Ethan Hallett10000000
33Trey Brown18330232
34Noah Miles10000000
44Eli Reed14110220
50Jaykob Dow16330014


10Ethan Merchant13101004
12Joey Minutolo10000000
14Henry Lester11000121
20Maddox Laurendeau11000123
22Brady Renault19431003
24Grady Wellman-Webster15211002
30Charlie Parker13000365
32Walker St. Germain12000221
34Kadin Reed10000000
40Spencer Laurendau13101001
42Tucker James10000000
44Alex Gray10000000
54Porter Isaacs116770230

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