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