Verona hands Middleton its first loss, 62-61

Verona hands Middleton its first loss, 62-61

Nathaniel Buss hit a free throw with 12.1 seconds left to give Verona a 62-61 win over Middleton in a Big Eight boys basketball game in Verona Thursday night.

The Cardinals’ Tyree Eady tied the game at 61 with 43 seconds left.

But Buss hit a free throw in the final seconds and the Wildcats held on for the win.

It was Middleton’s first loss of the season, leaving Stevens Point as the only remaining undefeated boys basketball team in Division One in Wisconsin