The hot shooting Mustangs from Monmouth Academy, upset top seed and undefeated Boothbay 51-47 to win the South Class C Regional championship at Augusta Civic Center on Feb. 24.
The game was tied 11-11 at the quarter, before the Mustangs out scored Boothbay 19-12 in the second frame to lead by seven, 30-23 at the half. The Lady Seahawks ended the third period with a 7-2 run to cut the lead to two, 38-36.
Page Brown knotted the score for Boothbay at the foul line at the start of the final period. Tia Day hit a big thee, which started a 9-2 run to give Monmouth a seven point lead with two minutes to play. Monmouth spread the floor and forced Boothbay to foul, then sank 4 of 6 foul shots in the final 47 seconds to seal the win.
Boothbay was led by Faith Blethen with 21 points and Brown 15. Monmouth was led by Day 14, Kaeti Butterfield 12 and Abbey Allen 10.