ONALASKA, Wisconsin (WXOW)-- The Onalaska Hilltoppers won the Division II state boys basketball championship last year and they left for Madison today to defend that title.
Before they left, the high school held a send off ceremony.
This year's team has eight seniors.
The players, fans, and pep band are all excited for the trip.
The Onalaska pep band is also preparing for the trip.
Today, they had their final rehearsal.
The pep band plays at all home games, for girls hockey and they performed at the Outback Bowl in January.
Onalaska plays Pulaski Friday afternoon at 1:35.
All of the state tournament games are live on WXOW News 19 and live streaming video on our WIAA page.
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