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Verona Area beats Mukwonago 52-46 in WIAA D1 final

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 GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Alex Luehring scored 18 points, and Verona Area beat Mukwonago 52-46 in the WIAA Division 1 state title game on Saturday night.
   Mukwonago (24-4) held a 29-21 lead early in the second half, but Verona (25-3) went on a 12-2 run to go up 33-31.
   It was a close game the rest of the way, with Verona later rallying from a five-point deficit.
   Verona was up three when Grace Mueller hit two free throws to make it 48-43 with 58.6 seconds remaining. Mukwonago's Bre Cera drained a 3-pointer, but Verona drained four more free throws in the final 32.4 seconds to ice the win.
   Cera, an Iowa signee, scored a game-high 25 points to lead Mukwonago.

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