Third-seeded Wells shut out No. 7 Maranacook in both the second and fourth quarters and advanced to its first girls’ basketball regional final since 2014, beating the Black Bears 46-31 in a Class B South semifinal Tuesday at the Portland Expo.
Wells (14-6) will play No. 5 Yarmouth on Friday afternoon at Cross Insurance Arena. Wells last won a regional title in 1979, in Class C.
Franny Ramsdell led Wells with 20 points. Her 3-pointer early in the fourth quarter started a game-ending 15-0 run by he Warriors.
Grace Ramsdell added 12 points, and Mallory Aromando and Grace Boucher each scored seven.
Maranacook made three 3-pointers in the first quarter to open a 14-11 lead, then rallied with the help of three more 3-pointers in the third after trailing 21-14 at halftime. The game was tied 31-31 after three quarters.
Gabrielle Green paced Maranacook (11-9) with 13 points.