For the first time ever, the MDI Boy's Basketball Team are the State Champions, winning the Gold Ball on Friday, March 3rd, 2017, defeating the Wells Warriors 59-39 at the Augusta Civic Center.

MDI took a 13-5 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. MDI's pressure defense didn't allow a point until 1:39 remaining in the Quarter when Tyler Dewey drained a 3-pointer for  Wells. Cameron Cousins added 2 for the Warriors.  For MDI Drew Rich and Graham Good had 3 points each,  Aaron Snurkowski had a 3-pointer for 3 points and Andrew Phelps and Riley Swanson each had 2 points.

In the 2nd Quarter, MDI increased their lead to 12 points, outscoring Wells 14-10 and at the end of the 1st Half the Trojans led 27-15. For MDI Andrew Phelps had 6 points, with a 3-pointer. Graham Good had 6 points and Riley Swanson was 2-2 from the free throw line. For Wells, Owen Berry and Tyler Dewey had 3-pointers and Deandre Wood and Cameron Cousins chipped in 2 points each.

In the 3rd Quarter, MDI outscored Wells 16-8 to take a 43-23 lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter. For the Trojans Andrew Phelps had 2 3-pointers, Russell Kropff had a 3-pointer, Gus Reeves had 3 points and Graham Good and Derek Collin each had 2 points. For Wells Owen Berry had 6 points and Tyler Bridge had 2 points.

As time expired MDI's Jimmy Carroll put an exclamation point on the win, hitting a 3-pointer. Graham Good had 4 points, Riley Swanson was 3-4 from the free throw line and Andrew Phelps and Gus Reeves each had 2 points. For Wells Owen Berry had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Cameron Cousins had 4 points, Christian Saulnier had a 3-pointer and Riley Dempsey and Tyler Dewey each had 2 points.

MDI was led by Andrew Phelps with a game high 16 points. Graham Good had a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds as well as 5 steals. The Trojans were 15-20 from the free throw line.

Wells was led by Owen Berry with 14 points. Tyler Dewey and Cameron Cousins each had 8 points. The Warriors were 4-6 from the free throw line.

Line Score

MDI Boys1314161659
Wells Warriors51081639


Box Score


10Andrew Phelps141358216
12Gus Reeves11103425
14Drew Rich11101103
20Graham Good177011015
22Colby Lee10000000
24Aaron Snurkowksi11010023
30Russell Kropff11010033
32Jimmy Carroll11010003
34James McConomy10000000
40Riley Swanson11105617
42Devin Palatore10000000
44Drew Shea10000000
50Mac Shea10000020
52Derek Collin11100012
54Owen Mild11100012


2Christian Saulnier11010003
4Matt Sherburne10000050
10Riley Dempsey11100042
11Liam Bell10000000
15Owen Berry164200014
20Tyler Dewey13120038
21Deandre Woods11100042
23Keegan Reidy10000000
30Channing Wang10000000
32Cameron Cousins12204648
34Tyler Bridge11100002
42John Harris10000000

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