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


Line Score

Foxcroft Academy13661540
MDI Boys1719231069


Box Score

Foxcroft Academy

3Jeremy Richard144058213
10Cameron Marsh10000000
12Sam Harmon-Weeks10000000
14Matthew Spooner10000020
15Michael Niles12200204
23Hyatt Smith155000510
24Drew Dankert120278213
31Logan Martin10000010
33Lucas Ames10000140
34Jed Dean10000000


10Andrew Phelps164200114
12Finn McConomy12020026
20Brett Duley12111326
22Colby Lee10001221
24Alden Fournier00000000
30Nick Duley10000000
32Derek Collin188002016
34Dane Vanzura11100012
40Erik Merchant11100022
42Steven Pierce00000000
44Drew Shea121156210
50Eli Parady12200124
54Owen Mild13302228

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