Boettcher hat trick propels Viroqua girls hockey to sectional finals

Leonie Boettcher recorded a hat trick in the first period Wednesday night to lead Viroqua girls hockey to a 5-3 win over the Cap City Cougars.

Boettcher ended the night with four goals, while Rachel Simonson put the game out of reach with the final goal in the third period.

Viroqua advances to play top seed Madison Metro Lynx Saturday at 7 p.m. at Sun Prairie Ice Arena.