Former South Portland standout, Maddie Hasson, former Greely star, Moira Train, and their teammates celebrate during Bowdoin’s 81-50 over SUNY-New Paltz in Friday’s NCAA Division III Round of 16. The Polar Bears went on to defeat Ithaca, 87-61, Saturday to advance to the Final Four. 

Bowdoin’s Maddie Hasson, a former standout at South Portland High School, drives to the basket during Friday’s Round of 16 contest. Hasson scored 16 points and 11 rebounds in the victory over Ithaca in the Round of 8 contest.

The Polar Bears (30-1) will battle St. Thomas of Minnesota (30-1) in the national semifinals Friday in Salem, Virginia. Bowdoin lost in the national championship game a year ago.