VERONA, NJ - Third-seeded Verona ended a successful season with a heartbreaking 37-28 loss to sixth-seeded Saddle Brook in the quarterfinal round of the North 1, Group 1 state tourney on Thursday.

The Lady Hillbillies took the lead in the first half, entering the second half up 19-15, but the experienced Saddle Brook team  outscored Verona 11-0 in the fourth to win the game.

Brianna Horton led Verona with seven points and Desiree Meyer had six.

Verona finishes with an 18-8 record for the season.