The Verona boys lacrosse season came to a close Monday, June 3, against a smothering Middleton defense in a 12-5 loss. Verona finished the year with a 9-8 record (8-4 in conference).
Junior Ollie Gauthier wrapped up the season, earning the Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation All-State and first-team all-conference defender honors. Fellow junior Haakon Anderson was named a US Lacrosse Academic All-American midfielder.
Seniors Graham Jeske and Drew Dingle and juniors Karl Sutter and Keegan Lindell also garnered all-conference honors. Jeske earned first team all-conference honors as an attacker, Dingle was named a second team all-conference long stick midfielder, Sutter and Lindell were honorable mention all-conference for faceoffs and midfielder, respectively.
Top-ranked Kettle Moraine defeated Middleton 18-6 to claim the state title. With the win. the Lasers join Verona and Arrowhead as the only programs in the state with three or more state championships. Verona holds the state title for 2004, 2005, 2011, 2014 and 2018.