The girls of Hampden Academy are returning to the Class A North regional finals after defeating No. 4 Lawrence 45-33 in the semifinals at the Augusta Civic Center on Wednesday.
The Broncos (19-1) will face No. 2 Gardiner (17-3) at 6 p.m. Friday in Augusta for the regional crown.
Coach Nick Winchester’s team exhibited outstanding scoring balance led by nine points from Sydney Hodgdon, who scored seven of those points in the second quarter. Amelia McLaughlin and Megan Deans connected for eight points each and Cam Neal added six, all on fourth-quarter free throws, for the Broncos.