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Top-seeded Winthrop secured a spot in the Class C South girls championship game on Thursday with a commanding 62-36 victory over No. 5 Old Orchard Beach at the Augusta Civic Center.

The Ramblers (18-2) play No. 2 defending state champion Boothbay Region (17-2) in Saturday’s 6 p.m. title contest in Augusta.

Fifth-seeded Old Orchard Beach capped the season at 15-6.

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Pete Warner

Pete is a Bangor native who graduated from Bangor High School, Class of 1980. He earned a B.S. in Journalism (Advertising) from the University of Maine in 1986. He has been a full-time member of the Bangor...