The MDI Trojans played their 2nd game in as many nights on Thursday, February 1st, beating the Orono Red Riots 63-48 in Bar Harbor. Derek Collin scored a game high 27 points to help the lead the Trojans to victory.

MDI jumped out to a 21-12 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Derek Collin scored 8 points, Finn McConomy had 2 3-pointers, Drew Shea had a 3-pointer and Dane Vanzura and Eli Parady had 2 points each. For Orono Jason Desisto had 10 points with 2 3-pointers and Zack Dill had 2 points.

MDI outscored Orono 15-11 in the 2nd Quarter to take a 36-23 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Collin added 10 points, Colby Lee had a 3-pointer and Dane Vanzura had 2 points. For the Red Riots Dill had 4 points with a 3-pointer, Jonathan Steelman had a 3-pointer and Sam Martin and Ryan Shorette added 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI outscored Orono 15-11 to increase their lead 51-34. McConomy had 7 points with a 3-pointer and Derek Collin and Dane Vanzura each had 4 points. For Orono Jonny Spencer had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Desisto had a 3-pointer and Chance Walston had 3 points.

In the 4th Quarter Derek Collin had 5 more points for the Trojans and McConomy drained his 4th 3-pointer of the night. For Orono Desisto and Evan Kenefic each had 5 points, each with a 3-pointer. Steelman hit his 2nd 3-pointer and Walston went 1-2 from the free throw line.

MDI was led by Derek Collin with a game high 27 points. Finn McConomy had 16 points. The Trojans were 5-6 from the free throw line.

Orono was led by Jason Desisto with 18 points. The Red Riots were 3-5 from the free throw line.

The Trojans, 12-3 will play their 3rd game in 3 days on Friday, February 2nd, when they travel to Foxcroft Academy to play the Ponies at 7PM.

Orono 5-11 plays next at Foxcroft Academy on Tuesday, February 6th at 7PM

Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos.

Line Score

Orono Boys1211111448
MDI Boys2115151263


Box Score


0Sam Martin11100002
10Nate DeSisto10000000
12Jonathan Steelman12020006
14Jonny Spencer12110025
20Evan Kenefic12110005
22Chance Walton11102504
24Jayden Dana10000000
30Connor Robertson10000000
34Ryan Shorette11100002
44Jason Desisto173400218
50Zack Dill12111206


10Andrew Phelps10000000
12Finn McConomy162400016
20Brett Duley10000010
22Colby Lee11010033
24Alden Fournier10000010
30Nick Duley10000010
32Derek Collin11111055127
34Dane Vanzura14400108
40Erik Merchant10000000
42Steven Pierce10000000
44Drew Shea12110025
50Eli Parady12200004
54Owen Mild10000000


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