Boothbay’s Ashley Abbott (left) and Alexis Davison celebrate their state championship victory over Penobscot Valley Howlers in the girls class C state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in 2019. Boothbay will advance to the regional semifinals in 2020. Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik

The second-seeded Boothbay Region girls basketball team beat Sacopee Valley 55-35 to return to the C South semifinals.

The defending state champions will play No. 11 Traip Academy at the Augusta Civic Center on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m.

Boothbay Region carries a 17-2 record into the semifinals. Sacopee Valley ends their season with an 11-9 record.