Trojans edged in homecoming stand

first_img MDI Hospital to begin contact tracing – August 5, 2020 Latest posts by Liz Graves (see all) Bio Latest Posts BAR HARBOR — It was anything but a joyful homecoming as the Mount Desert Island High School varsity football team lost to the Nokomis Warriors by less than a touchdown Friday.The final score was 40-35, bringing the Trojans to 3-2 for the season.Nokomis began with possession and pulled ahead from there. Their first two touchdowns came early, lifting the score to 12-0 with nine minutes left in the first quarter.Nokomis made their last touchdown for a 40-28 lead. Taner Bickford took the kickoff return out to the 42-yard line. A big scramble by Phelps on the next play had him run a sweep around the backfield for a five-yard gain. The Trojans failed to quit, and rallied to a final short touchdown carry by Sandy Henggeler with two minutes to go.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe Trojans travel to Foxcroft on Oct. 11. The last home game of the regular season is set for the following Friday, Oct. 18 vs. Waterville.Find in-depth coverage of local news in the Mount Desert Islander. Subscribe digitally or in print.center_img Liz GravesReporter at Mount Desert IslanderFormer Islander reporter and editor Liz Graves grew up in California and came to Maine as a schooner sailor. Luchini named to Maine Running Hall of Fame – August 12, 2020 Keene appeals his 2019 murder conviction – July 30, 2020last_img

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