The Orono Boys Basketball team beat the MDI Trojans 68-54 in Orono on Tuesday, January 10th.

Orono jumped out to a 17-13 lead and led 34-21 at the end of the 1st Half. The Red Riots led 51-32 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

Orono was led by Pierce Walston and Ben Francis each of whom had 22 points. Will Francis finished with 11 points. Will Francis had 2 3-pointers, while Ben Francis and Mason Kenney each had 1 3-pointer. The Red Riots were 8-11 from the free throw line.

MDI was led by Kadin Reed who had 20 points including 6 3-pointers. Evan Ankrom had 10 points. Spencer Laurendeau, Joey Wellman-Clouse and Jarron Beikert each drained a 3-pointer. The Trojans were 5-14 from the free throw line.

Orono is now 9-1. The Red Riots will travel to Hermon to play the Hawks on Friday, January 13th at 7 p.m.

You can nominate someone for the Winter Week 6 High School Athlete of the Week by emailing HERE. Please put High School Athlete of the Week in the subject. Nominations for games January 8-14 need to be received by January 16th. Then tell us why your nominee is deserving! Let us know specifics! How many goals did she/he score? How many points did she/he score? How fast did they run or throw in the indoor track meet? How fast did they swim in the swim meet? How did they do in the wrestling meet? We also want to know what school they go to! Please send them by Monday night!

Tuesday we will then compile the nominees and it will be your turn to choose the winner! You can then cast your votes, and voting will close Thursday night at 11:59 p.m. We will then announce the winner online and on air on Friday each week!

We are also looking for reports of High School Basketball,  Hockey, Swimming, Indoor Track and Field, and Wrestling results. If you can email them HERE we will write recaps nightly. We need the score, who scored the goal, and any highlights. You can even text the photo of the scoresheets to 207-469-8660

MDI is now 3-5. The Trojans travel up to Aroostook County to play the Houlton Shiretowners on Saturday, January 14th at 4 p.m. That game will be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA, on WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.

Line Score

MDI Boys138112254
Orono Boys1717171768


Box Score


Spencer Laurendau511--
Kadin Reed2016-2
Joey Wellman-Clouse511--
Cal Hodgdon42---
Jay Haney0----
Brandon Marsh52-14
Ethan Sosa0----
Evan Ankrom103-48
Alex Gray0----
Jarron Beikert3-1--
Jameson Weir21---


Pierce Walston2210-23
Brady Hews21---
Ellis Spaulding0----
Bergen Soderberg0----
Ben Francis227156
Luke Soctomah0----
Will Francis112212
Sebastian Vanidestine21---
Adam Sherman0----
Mason Kenney3-1--
Noah Schaff63---
Matt Allen0----

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos!

MDI-Orono Boys

The MDI Boys Basketball Team traveled to Orono to take on the Red Riots on Tuesday, January 10th

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