Erin Cressman and Cecilia Burke each had layups and Kelly Poole and Nicole Boucher each added a foul shot as the No. 2 Chieftains (21-2) shocked the top-seeded and undefeated Tigers (22-1) in overtime. Nashoba faces Hoosac (19-5) at 6 p.m. Monday at the DCU Center in a Division 2 state semifinal. It was the first championship in school history for the Chieftains, who lost to Tyngsboro, 40-33, in last year’s final and dropped a 66-27 game to the Tigers in January. Cressman had 19 points for Nashoba, while Emmalie Keenan added 11 and Poole had nine. Steph D’Annolfo had a game-high 24 points for Tyngsboro. The Tigers are 45-3 in the last two seasons.
Nashoba 56, Tyngsborough 52
Saturday, Mar. 9, 2013, at Tyngsborough
Updated: Saturday, March 9, 2013, 6:38 p.m.