Boothbay Region girls basketball team defeated North Yarmouth Academy 49-31 on Sat., Feb. 23 to claim the South Class C Regional championship. They will play for the State Class C title on Sat., March 2 at 7 p.m. at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
The Lady Seahawks got off to a slow start, trailing 5-0, before jump starting their offense. Faith Blethen hit a big three at the buzzer to give Boothbay a 14-12 lead at the quarter. The Seahawks out scored NYA 12-7 in the second frame, with Chloe Arsenault closing out the half with back to backs hoops, including a three and a jumper at the buzzer to give Boothbay a 26-18 lead at the break.
Boothbay out rebounded NYA 17-2 in the third quarter to open up a 15 point lead. The Lady Seahawks held a 48-19 advantage on the boards in the game, led by Faith and Glory Blethen, who combined for 34 rebounds.
Unofficial scoring for Boothbay: Faith Blethen 13, Glory Blethen 11, Arsenault 11, Ashley Abbott 9,. Haley Abbott 3, and Kylie Brown 2. Unofficial NYA scoring: Catherine Reid 1-, Serena Mower 10, Margaret Larson 5, Katherine Larson 3, Sydney Plummer 2 and Helen Hamblett 1.