Any team that makes it to a state championship earns it.
The Mount Desert Island (MDI) girls basketball team really earned it.
The Trojans defeated previously undefeated Nokomis 46-44 in a Maine Principals' Association class B girls semifinal game.
That was impressive, but what happened next was even more impressive.
Hannah Shaw scored 25 points and pulled down 16 rebounds to lead MDI (19-2) to a 63-51 victory over Presque Isle in the Eastern Maine final.
They not only knocked out their second straight undefeated team from the class B tourney, they also snapped a 64 game winning streak for Presque Isle.
Sierra Myrick, Molly Carroll, and Sarah Phelps give coach Brent Barker a dynamic backcourt.
Hannah Shaw's younger sister Kelsey Shaw give MDI a strong front-court.
Shaw was selected a semi-finalist for the Miss Maine basketball award
MDI has won three state titles, they won three straight from 2001-2003.
The Trojans will take on Lake Region in the state title game Saturday @ 7 p.m. at Cross Insurance Center. Click here for live stats.
You know the Lake Region Lakers, if you have followed class B girls basketball in recent years.
This is the sixth trip to the state championship for the Lakers since 2006.
Lake Region has not won a state title since 1975.
Lake Region (20-1) is led by 6'2" Tiana-Jo Carter.
Carter has surpassed 1000 points and 1300 career rebounds.
She scored 24 points and pulled down 15 rebounds in a 59-51 regional final victory over Wells.
Carter has signed a letter intent to play basketball at the University of Albany.
The Lakers have strong guard and are led in the back-court by Sarah Hancock.
Carter was selected as a semi-finalist for the Miss Maine basketball award.