After winning their first 13 games in a row, the MDI Boy's Basketball Team have now dropped 3 out of their last 4 games, losing to Houlton 54-50 in Houlton. MDI never had the lead until 5:08 left in the 4th Quarter, when they were briefly ahead 44-43.

Houlton jumped out to a 16-11 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Cameron Graham had 7 points with a 3-pointer, Keegan Gentle had 6 points with a 3-pointer, and Nick Perfitt had a 3-pointer. For MDI Riley Swanson had 9 points on 3 3-pointers and Aaron Snurkowski had 2 points.

Houlton increased the lead to 12 points at the Half 31-19. In the 2nd Quarter Nolan Porter, Nick Perfitt, and Jacob Worthley each had a 3-pointer for Houlton. Cameron Graham and Nick Brewer had 2 points as did Keegan Gentle. For MDI Mac Shea, Russell Kropff, Aaron Snurkowski and Drew Rich each had 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI outscored Houlton 18-12 to cut the lead to 6 points 43-37. Russell Kropff had 10 points with a 3-pointer. Aaron Snurkowski had 4 points, and Mac Shea and Colby Lee chipped in with 2 points each for the Trojans. For Houlton Nick Perfitt had 6 points with 2 3-pointers, Jared Fox had 2 points as did Keegan Gentle and Nick Cleary.

In the 4th Quarter, Cameron Graham shot with seconds left gave Houlton the lead and MDI was assessed a technical foul for calling a time out when they had none remaining. Graham made both free throws to give Houlton the 54-50 win. For MDI in the 4th Quarter Colby Lee and Andrew Phelps each had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Russell Kropff had 2 points and Drew Rich had 1 point. For Houlton Graham had 4 points, Perfitt another 3-pointer  and Jared Fox 4 points.

MDI was led by Russell Kropff with 14 points while Riley Swanson had 9 points. MDI was 6-11 from the free throw line and had 6 3-pointers, 3 by Swanson, and 1 each by Phelps, Lee and Kropff.

Houlton was led by Nick Perfitt with 15 points, on 5 3-pointers. Cameron Grahma had 13 points with a 3-pointer and Keegan Gentle had 10 points with a 3-pointer. Houlton had a total of 9 3-pointers and were 9-15 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 14-3 and has 1 game remaining at Ellsworth on Thursday, February 9th. If MDI wins that game they will likely go into the Tourney as the number 1 seed. That game will be broadcast on  WDEA Internet Radio, on our free dowloadable APP, sponsored by First National Bank and on AM 1370 WDEA.

Houlton is now 10-6 and play at Hermon on Tuesday, February 7th and then at Calais on Thursdya, February 9th.

Line Score

MDI Boys118181350
Houlton Boys1615121154


Box Score


10Andrew Phelps12110125
12Gus Reeves10000030
14Drew Rich10003443
20Graham Good10000000
22Colby Lee13210027
24Aaron Snurkowksi13302228
30Russell Kropff165112114
32Jimmy Carroll10000000
34James McConomy10000000
40Riley Swanson13030019
42Devin Palatore10000000
44Drew Shea10000000
50Mac Shea12200214
52Derek Collin00000000


2Nolan Porter11010013
10Nick Perfitt150500215
11Keegan Gentle121159210
12Jared Fox13300036
14Cameron Graham154123313
21Dylan Johnston10000000
22Jacob Worthley11010023
24Jaron Gentle10000000
32Nick Brewer10002222
33Ryder Graham10000000
34Cameron Cleary11100112
44Cameron Callan10000000

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