Destiny Leo and Abby Carter combined for 58 points to lead North to a 66-55 win over Independence in the Melanie Williams Memorial Tournament at Andrews-Osborne Academy on Saturday.
Independence edged Van Buren in a penalty kick shootout to advance to its first regional championship game in school history.
Top-seeded Independence quickly dispatched No. 5 Wickliffe in a Division III district semifinal at Elyria High School on Wednesday, 3-0.
Sam Belitz scored three goals and Adam Leibel added two to lead Independence to an 8-0 win over visiting Wellington in a Division III district semifinal on Tuesday.
Independence’s girls’ cross country team finished second at the Division III Medina District to earn an automatic berth in the regional meet next weekend.