The Washburn Beavers entered the quarterfinals match the three time defending Class D State Champion having won the gold balls in 2011 with a 43-30 victory over Richmond, in 2013 with a 60-35 victory over Richmond in 2012 and a 75-55 victory over Richmond in 2013. The Beavers love to run and gun, and they did so against Machias, winning 80-42. The #4 Washburn Beavers will play in the Class D semifinals against the winner of the #1 Schenck vs. #8 Stearns match-up on Thursday February 20th at 8:35 PM.

Photojournalist Anna Travers was at the Cross Insurance Center and snapped these photos

Washburn's #15 Natalie Doody shoots over Machias' #1 Kate Whitney (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Washburn's #14 Mackenzie Worcester tries to steal the ball from a Machias player (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Washburn's #10 Joan Overman shoots against Machias as #34 Jodie Wood looks on (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Washburn's #14 Mackenzie Worster shoots over Machias' #1 Kate Whitney (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers
Washburn's #14 Mackenzie Worcester shoots (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers
Machias' #21 Angeleana Lyons with a scoop shot as Washburn's #40 Nicole Olsen defends (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers
Machias' #1 Kate Whitney splits the Washburn defense (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers
A Machias Bulldog goes airborne (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Machias Head Coach Brad Prout chats with #20 Tate Dolley and #34 Jodie Wood (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Washburn's #14 Mackenzie Worcester battles Machias' #1 Kate Whitney for the ball (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)
Washburn's #14 Mackenzie Worcester splits the Machias defense as #1 Kate Whitney and #34 Jodie Wood defend (2/17/14 Photo Credit Anna Travers)