Prep lacrosse: Verona beats Waunakee in overtime to win Division 1 boys state title
Jack Cioci scored the game-winning goal in overtime to give Verona a 7-6 victory over Waunakee in the Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation Division 1 boys state championship game Saturday night at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
The teams were tied 6-6 at the end of regulation. Verona’s Kenny Keyes tied the game with 1:05 left in the fourth quarter.
With 10:12 to play, Mark Herzberg scored to give Waunakee a 5-4 lead. But Verona’s Jake Taylor scored just 30 seconds later to tie it, and Mitch Cords added a goal with 7:10 to play to give Waunakee a 6-5 lead.
Verona took a 2-1 lead after one quarter, and Alexander Kramer scored in the final minute of the first half to give the Wildcats a 3-1 lead at the break.
Waunakee then outscored Verona 3-1 in the third quarter to tie the score, 4-4, entering the fourth quarter.
• Division 2 boys: Waukesha Catholic Memorial took a 19-8 victory over top-seeded Stoughton in the championship match.
• Girls: Undefeated Hartland Arrowhead beat Verona, 5-4, in the championship match.