Virgin Valley’s Riley Price is congratulated at home plate during the Bulldogs state tournament game Thursday against North Valleys (Sara Bell photo)

The Virgin Valley High softball team reached the state championship game by virtue of a close 2-1 win over Fernley on Friday afternoon at Fernley.

The Bulldogs, who have lost only one game all season with 35 wins, opened the tournament with a 8-3 win over North Valleys.

Virgin Valley will again play Fernley in the championship game Saturday. If Fernley wins, the two teams will play again immediately aftewards.