The MDI Boys Basketball Team rallied late to defeat Caribou 67-65 at Bernard Parady Gymnasium in Bar Harbor on Thursday December 27th. Drew Shea went 2-2 from the free throw line with 1:21 left to tie the score 65-65 and then scored the winning basket as time expired after the Trojans took possession and had to go the length of the court with about 18 seconds remaining in the game.

MDI had gone out on a 10-0 run to start the game, but Caribou fought back and MDI led 18-13 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Derek Collin and Drew Shea each had 7 points for the Trojans in the 1st Quarter, with Shea adding a 3-pointer. Brett Duley and Eli Parady each had 2 points. For Caribou, Michael Brigman had 2 3's, Isaac Marker a 3-pointer and Alex Bouchard and Austin Findlin 2 points each.

Caribou outscored MDI 20-12 in the 2nd Quarter to take a 33-30 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Sawyer Deprey had 6 points for the Vikings, Findlin and Bouchard had 4 points, Brigman had another 3-pointer and Tharen Hand added a 3-pointer. For MDI Charlie Parker had a 3-pointer, Collin had 3 points and Duley, Erik Merchant and Shea 2 points each.

In the 3rd Quarter Caribou stretched their lead to as many as 11 points, before taking a 7 point lead 56-49 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Marker and Findlin each  had 9 points in the Quarter for the Vikings including a 3-pointer. Sawyer Deprey had a 3-pointer and Parker Deprey had 2 points. For MDI Collin had 10 points including a 3-pointer, Shea 5 points, and Parady 4 points.

In the 4th Quarter MDI outscored Caribou 18-9. Collin had 7 points including a 3-pointer. Shea 6 points, Merchant 4 points and Parady 1 point. In the 4th Quarter MDI was 7-9 from the free throw line. For Caribou Marker and Sawyer Depry each had a 3-pointer, Brigman 2 points and Findlin 1 point.

MDI was led by Derek Collin with 27 points and Drew Shea with 20 points. MDI was 15-19 from the free throw line.

Caribou had 4 players in double figures with Findlin leading the way with 16 points. Marker had 15 points, Sawyer Deprey 12 points and Brigman 11 points. The Vikings sank 9 3's and were 3-5 from the free throw line.

MDI is now 5-1 and will play Presque Isle on Friday, December 28th at home at 2:30PM in a game that will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

Caribou is now 3-3 and will play at Ellsworth on Friday December 28th at 2:30PM.

Line Score

Caribou Vikings Boys132023965
MDI Boys1812191867

Box Score


5Alex Bouchard16330001
10Cullin Caverhill10000000
12Jake Berkoski10000000
20Jacob Paul10000002
22Parker Deprey12110004
24Isaac Marker115523224
30Sawyer Deprey19431002
32Tharen Hand16202001
34Austin Findlen116761134
40Ethan Holdsworth10000000
42Michael Brigman111413000
54Iffy Sargent10000000


10Ethan Merchant10000000
12Kyle Nicholson10000000
14Cadin Daley10000001
20Brett Duley14220000
22Brady Renault10000000
24Erik Merchant16220222
30Charlie Parker13101000
32Derek Collin1279727100
34Lukas Keene10000000
40Jack DaCorte10000000
40Chase Sargent00000000
42Brennan Hubbard10000000
44Drew Shea120871331
50Eli Parady17220343
54Porter Isaacs10000000

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