NEWARK, NJ - The Verona Girls Volleyball team and Boys Soccer team were among the 50 high school athletic programs recognized by the New Jersey Devils for their accomplishments for the fall season.

The VHS boys soccer team earned the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 1 state title this year, their first since 1981.  The VHS girls volleyball team won the Essex County Tournament this year and made it to the state finals, but fell to Bogata 2-0.

During the first-period intermission of the Devils’ 3-1 defeat to the Los Angeles Kings at the Prudential Center on Tuesday, several teams were featured on the center ice jumbotron. The Devils provided each of the teams with tickets to the game in the lower level.