Madison, Wis. - Verona's boys hockey team defeated number one ranked Notre Dame 5-2 at Alliant Energy Center Friday to earn its first ever berth in the WIAA State Hockey championship game.
The Wildcats will face Eau Claire Memorial, a 5-3 winner over Superior in the other semifinal game Friday night.
A little over a month ago, Notre Dame came to Verona and beat the Wildcats 7-nothing at Eagle's Nest.
The Verona student section wearing red, white and blue hoping for a miracle on ice.
They got it, the Tritons take the quick lead but Harry Seid scores the equalized mid way thru the first.
Verona keeps the pressure on Brogan Baker gets the rebound goal giving Verona the 2-1 lead after one.
Notre Dame ties the game at 2 in the second but its Harry Seid again who comes back and gives the wildcats the lead, 3-2.
Freshman goalie Alex Jones got the win for the Wildcats.
Verona will play for the state championship Saturday afternoon. The girls state title game begins at noon, Verona's game will start after that, at approximately 2:30 p.m.