The teams took it all the way to extra points in the final set before top-seeded Orofino edged third-seeded Grangeville in Match 1 of a best-of-3 championship series on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at Districts held in Orofino.
The set scores were 24-26, 25-14, 23-25, 25-22, 18-16.
The Maniacs (12-1) were paced by Riley Schwartz (40 digs, 5 aces), Grace Beardin (7 blocks, 8 kills) and Kamry Turcott (23 digs).
Grangeville beat No. 2 St. Maries to reach the championship series.