The MDI Trojans Boys Basketball Team proved too much for the Orono Red Riots on Monday afternoon, January 15th as they beat the Red Riots 60-37 in Orono.

MDI jumped out to a 18-6 lead in the 1st Quarter. Andrew Phelps had 7 points with a 3-pointer, Finn McConomy had 5 points with a 3-pointer, Derek Collin, Drew Shea and Owen Mild each had 2 points for the Trojans. For Orono Jonathan Steelman had a 3-pointer, Sam Martin had 2 points and Jonny Spencer was 1-2 from the free throw line.

Orono cut MDI's lead to 4 points at the end of the 1st Half, 27-23 as they outscored MDI 17-9 in the 2nd Quarter. Steelman drained 2 3-pointers for 6 points, Connor Robertson had 4 points, Zack Dill hit a 3-pointer and Marin and Spencer added 2 points for Orono. For MDI Collin had 3 points, and Phelps, Shea and Mild each chipped in with 2 points.

In the 3rd Quarter MDI outscored Orono 16-9 to take a 43-32 lead at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Finn McConomy drained 2 3-pointers for 6 points, Mild had 4 points, and Phelps, Collin and Dane Vanzura had 2 points each for MDI. For Orono Marin had 7 points and Evan Kefanic 2 points.

The Trojans outscored Orono 17-5 in the 4th Quarter. Nick Duley and Drew Shea had 4 points each for MDI, Andrew Phelps had a 3-pointer and Finn McConomy. Colby Lee, and Derek Collin each had 2 points for the Trojans. For Orono Chance Walton and Zack Dill had 2 points each and Steelman had 1 free throw.

MDI was led by Andrew Phelps with 14 points, Finn McConomy had 13 points and Derek Collin had 9 points. MDI was 2-9 from the free throw line.

Orono was led by Sam Marin with 11 points and Jonathan Steelman had 10 points. The Red Riots were 5-11 from the free throw line.

MDI now 8-1 travels to the Cross Insurance Center on Wednesday, January 17th to play John Bapst at 5 PM with the pregame at 4:45 PM on AM 1370 WDEA, WDEA Internet Radio, on our free downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device 

Orono now 4-6 plays host to Caribou on Saturday, January 20th at 4:30 PM.

Line Score

MDI Boys189161760
Orono Boys6179537


Box Score


10Andrew Phelps164201014
12Finn McConomy152300013
20Brett Duley10000000
22Colby Lee11100042
24Alden Fournier10000200
30Nick Duley12200004
32Derek Collin14401219
34Dane Vanzura11100212
40Erik Merchant10000000
42Steven Pierce10000020
44Drew Shea14400208
50Eli Parady10000000
54Owen Mild14400058


0Sam Martin155013111
10Nate DeSisto10000010
12Jonathan Steelman130313210
14Jonny Spencer11101223
20Evan Kenefic11100002
22Chance Walton11100002
24Jayden Dana10000100
30Connor Robertson11102214
34Ryan Shorette10000000
40Nate Staples10000020
44Jason Desisto10000010
50Zack Dill12110015

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