In a matchup of the top two seeds in the Class AA South boys’ bracket, No. 2 Bonny Eagle High School of Standish held off No. 1 Thornton Academy of Saco 48-44 to advance to the state championship game.
The Scots will face Class AA North champion Bangor High School at 9:05 p.m. on March 2 back at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland for the gold ball. Bonny Eagle played Bangor in its last trip to the state title game as well, losing by a score of 52-41 back in 1995.
The Scots’ only state championship came in Class B in 1970, when they defeated Schenck High School of East Millinocket, 72-52.
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