The MDI Boys Basketball Team was nipped by the Oceanside Mariners in Rockland, losing to the Mariners 50-48 on Friday, January 4th. The Trojans had a chance to win the game, trailing 49-49 with 12 seconds left, but their shot bounced off the rim.

In a fast paced 1st Quarter, the Trojans jumped out to a 16-15 lead. Drew Shea sank 2 3's, Cadin Lunt and Brett Duley each had a 3-pointer, and Eli Parady and Derek Collin each had 2 points for MDI. For Oceanside Cooper Wirkala had 8 points, Trevor Reed 4 points and Jack Lomabardo a 3-pointer.

In the 2nd Quarter, MDI outscored Oceanside 9-3 to take a 25-18 lead. Oceanside scored their lone points with a Lombardo 3-pointer with just 1.4 seconds remaining in the Half. For MDI She had 6 more points, Steven Pierce 2 points and Porter Isaacs went 1-2 from the free throw line.

In the 3rd Quarter, Oceanside took a 34-33 lead, outscoring MDI 16-8 as they hit 4 3's. Lombardo had 2 more 3's, Wirkala had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Reed had a 3-pointer and Amos Anderson 2 points. For MDI Collin and Isaacs each had 4 points.

In the 4th Quarter Brett Duley had 6 points for MDI with a 3-pointer. Collin, Shea and Parady each had 2 points and Pierce had a 3-pointer for the Trojans. For Oceanside, Wirkala had 8 points with a 3-pointer, Reed and Lomardo had 3-pointers and Anderson 2 points.

MDI was led by Drew Shea with 14 points and Brett Duley had 9 points. The Trojans had 6 3's and were 2-5 from the free throw line.

Oceanside was led by Cooper Wirkala with a game high 21 points. Jack Lombardo had 5 3's for thee Mariners. Oceanside had 9 3's and were 3-4 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 6-2 and will play host to Ellsworth on Thursday, January 10th at 7PM with the pregame starting at 6:30. That game will be broadcast on WDEA AM 1370, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

Oceanside is 6-2 and plays host to Mount View on Tuesday, January 8th at 6:30PM

Line Score

MDI Boys16981548
Oceanside Boys153161650

Box Score


10Ethan Merchant10000000
12Kyle Nicholson10000000
14Cadin Lunt13101000
20Brett Duley19312121
22Brady Renault10000000
24Erik Merchant10000000
30Charlie Parker10000000
32Derek Collin18440002
34Lukas Keene10000000
40Jack DaCorte00000000
40Chase Sargent10000000
42Brennan Hubbard10000000
44Drew Shea114642011
50Eli Parady17321005
52Porter Isaacs15220122
54Steven Pierce12110001


1Trevor Reed110422001
3Nathan Coombs10000000
5Cameron Kingsbury10000002
10Jack Lombardo115505002
11Cooper Wirkala121862341
12Amos Anderson14220003
13Sam Vose10000000
14Elliot Lucier10000000
15Dustin Cote10000000
20Landon Willis10000000
21Jaden Martin10000001
22Drew Daggett10000003
23Zach Cody10000001
25Bodhi Ames10000000

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