Verona entered Tuesday nights sectional semifinal with Big 8 conference rival Middleton as one of the hottest team in Wisconsin prep hockey. The Wildcats did nothing to slow their march towards the state tournament by posting a 2-1 win.
The Wildcats scored once in the first period and again in the 2nd before holdind on to advance to Friday nights Sectional Final.
Verona's opponent will be top seed Edgewood. The Crusaders got behind 1-0 early in the first period to Sun Prairie before getting their offesne going. When it was all said and done Edgewood skated off with a 5-3 win.
The Crusaders, who lost in the WIAA State Championship game last March, get a rematch with Verona for a trip to state 7:00 Friday night. Edgewood won the teams previous meeting this season 3-2 at Verona.
You can see highlights of both semi-finals on our sports flash players.