Buchanan narrowly missed a Division 3 state softball championship Saturday, falling 2-1 to Richmond after leading most of the game.

Hailee Kara hit a solo home run in the bottom of the second for the Bucks, and their 1-0 lead held up until the top of the sixth. No. 2 Richmond (31-5) started its rally with a double by Piper Clark, her third hit of the game. Lauren Creon and Jaelyn Amhdar had singles, and Makayla Revord's RBI double ended up being the game-winner.