Lady Bucks Advance to State Title Game

BUCKSPORT — The top-ranked Bucksport Golden Bucks played their way into the Class B state championship volleyball final on Saturday, with a 3-1 win over the fourth-ranked Washington Academy Raiders.

The 12-3 Golden Bucks posted an easy 25-11 victory in the first game, but the Raiders rallied for a 29-27 win in the second contest.

At that point, Bucksport regrouped and reeled off decisive 25-18 and 25-11 wins to clinch the semifinal.

For the Golden Bucks, Victoria Grindle had 3 aces, 21 digs, 5 assists and a kill; Lisa Tapley had 8 kills; Jen Wight had 18 digs, 3 aces and 2 kills; Ingrid Dovland had 14 digs, 4 aces, 4 assists and 2 kills; and Madison Porter had 7 digs and 6 assists.

Bucksport is slated to face number three Yarmouth (12-4) in Saturday’s championship final to be played at Washington Academy in East Machias.

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Hugh Bowden

Hugh Bowden

Executive Editor
Hugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American's editorial department. When he's not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected]
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