MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - The fields are set for the boys’ and girls’ state high school hockey tournaments that begin this coming week in Madison.
The brackets were completed Saturday night, after 4 boys’ teams and 2 girls’ squads won their sectional finals.
The boys’ quarterfinals begin on Thursday.
Wausau West faces Verona. Defending champion Green Bay Notre Dame takes on Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln. Whitefish Bay plays Eau Claire Memorial. And Superior goes against Fond du Lac.
The winners advance to the semifinals on Friday.
All but 1 of the 8 top-seeds made it to state. Kettle Moraine is the only one who didn’t, after falling to Whitefish Bay in the second round.
The girls’ state tournament begins on Friday with the semifinals. Returning champion Schofield DC Everest faces Onalaska. And Hayward plays Milwaukee University.
3 of the 4 Number One seeds advanced. The University School upset top-seeded Brookfield Central in their sectional final, 1-0.