The MDI Boy's Basketball Team experienced their 1st loss of the season on Friday night, losing to Presque Isle 60-53. The question remained how would they play against Caribou on Saturday? It turns out they came out on fire, jumping to a 15-0 lead to start the game and the Trojans rebounded to beat Caribou 80-38 Saturday afternoon.

MDI led 19-6 at the end of the 1st Quarter. Russell Kropff had 9 points with a 3-pointer, Andrew Phelps had 6 points and Riley Swanson and Derek Collin had 2 points each for MDI.  For Caribou Alex Bouchard had 4 points and Austin Findlen had 2 points.

MDI extended their lead at the end of the 1st Half 38-14. Drew Rich had 6 points, Kropff had 4 points, Colby Lee 3 points and Gus Reeves, Jimmy Carroll and Devin Parlatore had 2 points each in the quarter for the Trojans. For Caribou, Alex Bouchard had a 3-pointer, Austing Findlen was 3-5 from the free throw line and Jake Paul chipped in with 2 points for the Vikings.

In the 3rd Quarter, MDI made it 63-23. Andrew Phelps had 8 points with 2 3-pointers, Gus Reeves had 7 points with a 3-pointer, Russell Kropff had 4 points as did Mac Shea and Devin Parlatore had 2 points. For Caribou Parker Deprey had 8 points wiht 2 3-pointers, Jake Berkoski had a 3-pointer, Austin Findlen had 2 points and Alex Bouchard had a free throw.

In the 4th Quarter Drew Rich had 6 points for MDI, while Drew Shea had 5 points including a 3-pointer. Colby Lee had a 3-pointer and James McConomy had 3 points. For Caribou Alex Bouchard had 4 points, Jake Berkoski had a 3-pointer, Collin Caverhill had 2 points and Austin Findlen had 1 point.

MDI was led by Russell Kropff with a game high 17 points. Andrew Phelps had 14 points and Drew Rich had 12 points. The Trojans were 10-14 from the free throw line.

Caribou was led by Alex Bouchard with 12 points. Austin Findlen and Parker Deprey each had 8 points. Caribou was 13-20 from the free throw line.

MDI, now 14-1 and number 1 in the Heal Point Standings will play host to 11-3 Orono on Tuesday, January 31st on Senior Night. Tip-Off will be at 7 PM with the game being broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA and WDEA Internet Radio with the pregame beginning at 6:45 PM.

Caribou 4-11 plays at Houlton on Tuesday, January 31st at 7 PM.

Line Score

MDI Boys1919251780
Caribou Vikings Boys68141038


Box Score


10Andrew Phelps164200214
12Gus Reeves13212209
14Drew Rich144044212
20Graham Good10000000
22Colby Lee12111216
24Aaron Snurkowksi10000010
30Russell Kropff187100117
32Jimmy Carroll11100002
34James McConomy11101313
40Riley Swanson10002222
42Devin Palatore12200114
44Drew Shea12110005
50Mac Shea12200024
52Derek Collin11100012


5Alex Bouchard132156012
10Cullin Caverhill11100002
12Jake Berkoski12020006
20Jake Paul11100002
22Theron Hand10000000
24Noah Rosado10000050
32Stewart Curtis10000000
34Austin Findlen11106938
40Dylan Marrero10000000
44Parker Deprey12022548
50Cody Anderson10000010

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