Trojans Rein In Ponies 69-40 [STATS/BOX SCORE/RECAP/PHOTOS]
The MDI Boys Basketball Team showed no sign of fatigue after beating Oceanside Friday night, as they beat the Foxcroft Academy Ponies on Saturday night December 16th in a makeup game 69-40.
MDI jumped out to a 17-13 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter. Derek Collin led the way with 8 points for MDI, Finn McConomy drained 2 3-pointers for 6 points, Dane Vanzura had 2 points and Drew Shea had 1 point. For the Ponies, Jeremy Richard had 5 points, Drew Dankert had 4 points with a 3-pointer, and Hyatt Smith had 4 points.
In the 2nd Quarter, MDI's defense stiffened, limiting Foxcroft Academy to 6 points while scoring 19 to take a 36-19 lead at the end of the 1st Half. Andrew Phelps had 10 points including 2 3-pointers in the Quarter, Owen Mild had 6 points, Drew Shea had 2 points and Colby Lee 1 point. For Foxcroft Academy Richard, Dankert and Smith each had 2 points.
MDI continued their defensive efforts coming out of the locker room, limiting Foxcroft Academy to 6 points in the 3rd Quarter while scoring 23 points to lead 59-25. For MDI Collin had 8 points, Drew Shea had 7 points with a 3-pointer, Phelps had 4 points, and Eli Parady and Owen Mild had 2 points each. For Foxcroft Acadmy Richard, Michael Niles and Dankert had 2 points each.
In the 4th Quarter Brett Duley led the way for MDI with 6 points including a 3-pointer. Erik Merchant and Eli Parady each added 2 points. For Foxcroft Academy Dankert had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Smith and Richard had 4 points each and Niles had 2 points.
MDI was led by Derek Collin with 16 points, Andrew Phelps had 14 points and Drew Shea had 10 points. MDI was 9-16 from the free throw line.
Foxcroft Academy was led by Jeremy Richard and Drew Dankert each with 13 points while Hyatt Smith had 10 points. The Ponies were 12-19 from the free throw line.
MDI now 3-0 will play host to Washington Academy on Tuesday, December 19th at 7 PM with the pregame starting at 6:45 on AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device.
Foxcroft Academy is 1-1 and will play host to Hermon on Tuesday, December 19th at 7 PM.
Thanks to Walter Churchill for the photos