Photo courtesy of Linsey Lou on Kaukauna Football Facebook group

KAUKAUNA — The forecast calls for an 80 percent chance of rain at kickoff for Kaukauna’s WIAA Division 2 Level 3 playoff game Friday against Homestead High School in Mequon.

So, Kaukauna coaches are preparing their team for the expected bad weather.

A photo posted Thursday to the Kaukauna Football Facebook group shows a coach wetting down the team’s holder with a Super Soaker during special teams drills at practice.

The game will be played at Homestead HS field in Mequon. 5000 W Mequon Rd, Mequon, WI 53092

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Kaukauna got to this point in the season defeating two teams with better seeds to start the tournament.

The Ghosts defeated 3-seed Milwaukee King 35-39, followed by a 45-24 win over 2-seed Slinger.

Homestead also is on an upset streak, defeating No. 1 seed Hartford 10-7 a week ago. A week before that, they blew out 4-seed Milwaukee Vincent/Destiny 49-0.

The winner moves on to play for a state birth against the winner of #1 River Falls vs. #3 West De Pere game.

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By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.