MONTICELLO - Danville's girls jumped out to an 11-0 lead and used that cushion to defeat Burgin 55-42 in the semifinals of the 12th Region All "A" Classic Thursday.
Danville advances to the finals, where the Admirals (10-3) will face host Monticello (5-11), which defeated Somerset 49-44. The championship game will be Saturday at 7 p.m. and a win would put the Admirals in the state tournament for the first time.
"We're looking forward to Saturday night, and I hope we can put a good game together," Danville coach Justin Schommer said. "We have to play a tough Monticello team, and we'll have our hands full playing them on their home court."
Burgin (9-7) had its hands full early as the Admirals opened the game on a tear. Burgin coach Keith Monson said his team had a hard time bouncing back from that early defensive lull.