At Easton, Amy Hallett scored the game’s only goal to lift the third-ranked Penobscot Valley Howlers by the No. 2 Easton Bears in an Eastern Maine Class D semifinal.
Hallett’s unassisted goal from about 25 yards out occurred in the first half with 13 minutes remaining.
Easton goalie Hannah Ferris had 3 saves on 7 shots and PVHS goalie Samantha Ireland had 12 saves on 17 shots.
The Howlers of Howland improved to 14-1-1 and advanced to to Wednesday’s EM final at No. 1 Washburn. Easton finished at 11-3-2.