Bangor Rams before their soccer game against Brewer Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, in Brewer. Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik / BDN

Bangor 3 (5-2-2), Oxford Hills 2 (0-9-1)

The Bangor Rams defeated the Oxford Hills Vikings 3-2 on Wednesday evening.

It was Bangor’s first game on the new turf at Cameron Stadium.

The Rams scored 28 seconds into the game when Beckett Parkin slid a through ball to the streaking Daemon Maskala who one-timed it home.

The Vikings answered 4 minutes later when Andrew Merrill finished a cross from Cole Pulkkinen’s corner kick.

Later in the first half, Josh Partal scored to give the Rams a 2-1 lead, but Paavo Johnson answered three minutes later to tie the game at 2-2.

In the second half it was all Rams as they peppered Oxford Hills goalie Emmett Hand with 17 shots. Bangor’s Noah Varisco finally beat Hand from 5 yards out, with another assist from Parkin.

Bangor’s defense held Oxford Hills without a shot in the second half. Hand finished with 20 saves on 23 shots while Bangor’s Trey Bourassa made three saves on five shots.

Bangor improves to 5-2-2 while Oxford Hills falls to 0-9-1.