Madison state champs

The Madison girls soccer team celebrates a state championship Friday night in Columbus at MAPFRE Stadium.

COLUMBUS -- The Madison girls soccer team waited almost a full calendar year for redemption.

On Friday night the Rams got it at MAPFRE Stadium by bringing home a Division II state championship trophy in thrilling fashion.

No. 1-ranked Madison nipped No. 2 Granville 2-1 in a furious match peppered with tense moments and spectacular effort.