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Fox Cities Stars win girls state hockey title in double overtime thriller

Fox Cities Stars girls hockey
Posted at 10:12 PM, Mar 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-02 23:12:20-05

MADISON, Wis. — The Fox Cities Stars claimed their first ever state championship in girls hockey on Saturday morning, defeating Hudson 6-5 in double overtime.

After falling behind 3-0 in the first period, the Stars faught back when freshman McKayla Zilisch (Appleton North) tied the game. They trailed once again in the third, 5-4 when Zilisch scored her second of the game with 12 seconds left in regulation.

In double overtime, senior Lauryn Hull (Kimberly) fed a pass to junior Madelynn Jablonski (Xavier) who deeked and scored low glove side for the game-winning goal.

In boys hockey, Neenah-Hortonville-Menasha lost 6-2 to University School of Milwaukee. It was also the NHM Rockets first trip to state after defeating Notre Dame Adacemy in the Sectional Championship.