The Class D Eastern Maine Girl's Championship was a match-up of the #2 Van Buren Crusaders vs. the #4 Washburn Beavers. Van Buren came into the game 16-4 and Washburn was 16-2. Washburn and Van Buren split on the regular season, with Van Buren winning 66-63 on December 13, 2013 and Washburn winning 61-51 on January 10, 2014. Add to that, the fact that Washburn was the 3 time defending Class D State Champion!

Today's final was all Washburn as they defeated Van Buren 74-51. Washburn will now play the Western Class D Winner between Forest Hills and Rangeley on Saturday, March 1st at the Agusta Civic Center at 1:05 PM.

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

The Eastern Maine Class D Girl's Champions... The Washburn Beavers! (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Van Buren's #22 Parise Rossignol shoots over Washburn's #40 Nicole Olson (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Van Buren's #22 Parise Rosignol with a shot against Washburn (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
A Van Buren player dives for the ball as Washburn's # 40 Nicole Olson looks on (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Washburn's #14 Mackenzie Worcester shoots against Van Buren (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Washburn's #11 Carsyn Koch drives to the basket (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Washburn's @ 10 Joan Overman with the layup as Van Buren's #21 Amanda Sytulek looks on (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Van Buren's #34 Kayla Durette tries to get a pass off against Washburn
(2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Washburn's #11 Carsyn Koch with the layup as Van Buren's #33 Felisha Bouchard defends (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Washburn's #11 Carsyn Koch with the shot as Van Buren's #12 Javcinta Deschaine defends (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)
Washburn's #10 Joan Overman is guarded by a Van Buren player (2/22/14 Photo Courtesy Anna Travers)