Verona boys hockey advances to state

Schmitt's goal in second OT stops Edgewood
Verona boys hockey advances to state

Aidan Schmitt’s goal in the second overtime gave Verona a 4-3 win over Edgewood in a WIAA Boys Hockey sectional semifinal at Madison Ice Arena Saturday night.

Schmitt scored at 8:13 of the second extra period to send the Wildcats back to the WIAA State tournament for the first time since Verona won the state title in 2014.

It was Schmitt’s fifth game-winning goal of the season.

Verona will face Notre Dame in the WIAA State Hockey Tournament quarterfinals Thursday at approximately 12:15 at Alliant Energy Center.