No. 1 Verona heading back to state semifinals
Verona defeated Edgewood 5-2 Saturday night to advance to its third straight state semifinal round.
The Wildcats trailed 2-1 midway through the second period when Walker Haessig scored the equalizer on a Wildcats' power-play to tie things up at two.
Cale Rufenacht was the hero late for Verona scoring two more goals, before Nathan Jurrens added the finishing touches on a 5-2 Verona victory.
The Division 1 Semifinals will begin on Friday, March 6 with winners playing in the championship game on Saturday.