The MDI Boys Basketball Team fell to the Orono Red Riots 46-41 in Bar Harbor on Saturday afternoon, January 11th.

MDI led 12-8 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Erik Merchant had 4 points for MDI, Brady Renault a 2-pointer and Nate Philbrook 2 points. Ethan Merchant was 1-2 from the free throw line. For Orono Jason Desisto had 4 points with a 3-pointer and Jordan Cota had a 3-pointer.

MDI outscored Orono 14-9 in the 2nd Quarter to take a 26-17 lead at the end of the 1st Half. For MDI Charlie Parker had 5 points with a 3-pointer. Brady Renault had a 3-pointer and Ethan Merchant, Maddox Laurendeau and Erik Merchant each had 2 points.  For Orono Desisto had 6 points and Cota had another 3-pointer.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI outscored Orono 7-6 to take a 33-23 lead. Cadin Lunt had a 3-pointer for MDI, Porter Isaacs 2 points and Nate Philbrook was 2-2 from the free throw line.  Zach Dill had 4 points for Orono and Desisto had 2 more points.

In the 4th Quarter MDI went cold, only scoring 3 points while Orono scored 13 to tie the score at 36-36 at the end of regulation. Javier Santiago had 5 points with a 3-pointer. Zach Dill had 4 points with a 3-pointer. Ellis Spaulding 3 points and Desisto was 1-2 from the free throw line. For MDI Erik Merchant had 2 points and Ethan Merchant was 1-2 from the free throw line.

In Overtime Orono outscored MDI 10-5. Zach Dill had 4 points. Willem Crane and Jordan Cota each had 2 points and Santiago and Desisto each were 1-2 from the free throw line. For MDI Ethan Merchant had 3 points and Brady Renault 2 points.

MDI was led by Brady Renault and Erik Merchant each with 8 points while Ethan Merchant had 7 points. MDI was 5-9 from the free throw line.

Orono was led by Jason Desisto with a game high 15 points while Zach Dill had 12 points. Orono was 7-14 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 5-6 and will play host to Old Town on Wednesday, January 15th at 7 p.m.

Orono is 3-7 and plays host to John Bapst on Wednesday, January 15th at 7 p.m.

Thanks to Kyle McKim for sending along the information.

Line Score

1234OT1T
Orono Boys896131046
MDI Boys121473541

Box Score

Orono

NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
Matt Tozer10000000
Zack Dill112431340
Hunter Hews10000000
Willem Crane12110010
Ellis Spaulding13110112
Jason Desisto115651241
Javier Santiago16211124
Jordan Cota18312001
Andrew Melanson10000000
Lucas Allen10000000
Shea Hines10000021
TOTALS146171257149

MDI

#NameGPTSFGM2PM3PMFTMFTAPF
10Ethan Merchant17220361
12Brady Renault18312004
14Cadin Lunt13101000
20Maddox Laurendeau12110001
22Jack DaCorte10000000
24Erik Merchant18440002
30Charlie Parker15211003
34Nate Philbrook14110232
40Jeremy French10000000
42Grady Wellman-Webster10000000
44Will Hodgdon10000001
54Porter Isaacs14220002
TOTALS141161245916