Ona Co-op ready for another skate at State - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and Sports |


Ona Co-op ready for another skate at State

2012 appearance of Onalaska Girls Hockey at State 2012 appearance of Onalaska Girls Hockey at State

Onalaska, WISCONSIN (WXOW)  The Onalaska co-op girls hockey team brings together players from four different schools with one singular purpose, to win the state tournament.

That's what they'll try to do in Madison this weekend.

For the second straight year the Hilltoppers head to the Alliant Energy Center for the WIAA State Tournament.

And they do so focused on revenge.

After winning a four-overtime thriller in the semifinals last year.

They lost to the Central Wisconsin Storm in the finals.

This year, Onalaska will try to weather the Storm in the semifinals.

The Hilltoppers make it pretty plain what's driving them in this one.

"We're hoping to really take it to them this year. We really improved throughout the season. I think that will help us out a lot," said senior Molly Coughlin.

"It's all revenge. Beating them would be the best thing for me right now. They ended our season short. Hopefully we can beat them. We will beat them," said senior Baylee Darling.

"We had a good idea on what they would do and what they're good at last year, but our legs were heavy after playing the overtimes. We were tired. They were a good team last year. They lost 9 seniors, so they're a different team this year," said head coach Eric Bugenhagen.

The Hilltoppers and Central Wisconsin drop the puck Friday at noon at the Alliant Energy Center.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WXOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Theresa Wopat at 507-895-9969. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.