BLOOMINGTON – Bedford North Lawrence advanced to the Class 2-A sectional final at Bloomington South with a 6-0 victory over Edgewood on Tuesday night.
The Stars (10-7-1) will face South in the championship match on Thursday. BNL has never won a sectional title.
Kiana Brown’s hat trick powered the Stars past the Mustangs for the second time in eight days, both by 6-0 counts. Karlie Cline added two goals.
Brown got BNL rolling with a quick strike, banging home a shot off the left post with 37:23 left in the first half. BNL’s offense went silent for the remainder of the stanza before Brown found the net again (off a Rachel Benstin pass) with 32:05 left.
Cline countered twice midway through the second half, and Haley Magness finished the scoring with 3:30 left.
The Panthers advanced to the final with a 4-1 victory over North in the first semifinal, which included two weather delays. South trailed 1-0 but exploded for four goals in the final 12:30.