At the Johnson Athletic Complex in Presque Isle, the home-team Hornets scored a goal in each half to beat the Tigers in an Eastern Maine Class D semifinal and advance to the regional final against Washburn.
No. 2 Ashland (15-1) received goals from LeAnn McNally at the 5:16 mark of the first half and Marissa Chasse at the 38:18 mark of the second half. McNally assisted on Chasse’s goal.
The Hornets used a stiff defense the rest of the way to help Ashland’s Macie Bellanceau record her ninth shut-out of the season. Bellanceau saved all seven of Fort Fairfields shots.
For No. 3 Fort Fairfield (12-4), Megan Jellison made 16 saves on 20 shots.