GUILFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– The 4th seeded Branford Hornets got 9 goals from junior Sophie Spencer to hold off #1 East Lyme, 16-13, in Tuesday’s Class M semi-final.
Autumn McHenry, Hailey Maercklein, Sabrina Torcellini, Ashlee Smestad and Karly King also scored for Branford.
The Hornets advance to their first-ever state title game with the win over the Vikings.
Branford will take on another first-time participant in the title game, Pomperaug.
The Panthers earned their spot in the Class M championship game with a semi-final win over Hand of Madison.
The Class M title game is Saturday at Jonathan Law High in Milford.
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