Bangor Beats Brewer In Overtime 75-69 [SCORES]
The Bangor Rams have been trying to get that signature win all year and it came Saturday afternoon, in overtime, a 75-69 victory over #2 ranked Brewer.
The back story of the game includes a couple of storylines. First, assistant coach Jay Kemble coached the Rams. Head coach Carl Parker could not be on the sideline after receiving two technical fouls in Friday night's loss to Hampden. Secondly, both the Rams and Witches were coming off tough games. Bangor with that matchup vs Hampden. Brewer won a close game at Messalonskee Friday night.
Energy was an issue in the early part of the game. Bangor led by 5 points after one quarter and 11 at halftime.
The Rams increased that lead to 15 in the third period but the Witches fought back. When Carter Smith hit two late game three-pointers Brewer had tied the game at the end of regulation 61-61.
During the comeback, the Witches lost several players because of fouls. Matt Pushard, Kobe Rogerson, Jamison Rhodes-Doyle and Damien Vance all fouled out of the game.
In the overtime period, Bangor outscored Brewer 14-8. Nine of those points were from the foul line. Senior Ethan Dorman went 4-for-6 and freshman Marc Hutchins went 3-for-6.
Dorman finished with a game high 24 points for Bangor. Justin Smith and George Payne added 16 each.
For Brewer, senior Matt Pushard scored 22 before fouling out at the 5:29 mark in the fourth quarter. Carter Smith finished with 21 and Cameron Wood added 18.
The win gives Bangor a 3-11 record. Brewer loses for just the second time, now at 12-2.
SATURDAY SCHOOLBOY SCORES:
> MDI 69 Caribou 42
> Ellsworth 71 Presque Isle 46
> Old Town 51 Houlton 30
> GSA 66 Sumner 38
> Nokomis 58 Belfast 41
> Easton 68 Ashland 21
> Lee 68 Penquis 36
> Ft Kent 42 Calais 33
SATURDAY SCHOOLGIRL SCORES:
> Bangor 54 Brewer 42
> Presque Isle 50 Ellsworth 46
> MDI 66 Caribou 26
> Hermon 56 Washington Academy 49
> SACHS 54 Woodland 36
> Central 37 Mattanawcook Academy 26
HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY:
> Falmouth 2 Bangor 1
> Presque Isle 5 Hampden 3