PHOTO GALLERY: Buchanan advances to Division 3 state finals

Published 9:19 am Saturday, June 19, 2021

EAST LANSING — The unranked Buchanan softball team will play for the Division 3 state softball championship today at Michigan State University after defeating Standish-Sterling 9-4 in the semifinals at Secchia Stadium Friday.

Buchanan advances to the championship game for the first time in school history. The Bucks (36-4) reached the semifinals for the first time since 2006.

The Bucks will face No.2-ranked Richmond, a 5-1 winner over No. 4-ranked Clinton in the other semifinal Friday, as 5:30 p.m. today.