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FINAL: Kimberly pulls out a 14-7 win over Neenah to advance to next week’s Level 4 game with a trip to state on the line.


KIMBERLY — For the second time this post-season, the Kimberly Papermakers will face a conference rival. This time the Neenah Rockets come to town for a WIAA Division 1 Level 3 showdown.

The game will stream live as the Appleton Post-Crescent’s game of the Week. WATCH HERE. It also will be broadcast live on TV32 and stream on

(Watch the Kaukauna vs. Cedarburg game HERE.)

The 2-seed Papermakers defeated Stevens Point 35-18 last Friday after grinding out a 10-7 win a week earlier over Appleton North.


Kimberly defeated 4-seed Neenah 21-0 in their regular season matchup.

Other area teams in action Friday include:

Notre Dame Academy Green Bay vs. Mt. Horeb/Barneveld, Division 3, 7 p.m. at Mt. Horeb. Notre Dame, the 2-seed, visits top seed Mt. Horeb after Notre Dame knocked off Fox Valley Lutheran 49-10 Friday.

Menasha vs. Grafton, Division 3, 7 p.m. at Grafton. Menasha, the 7-seed is hopeing for three upsets in a row when they face No. 4 Grafton. Menasha already has ended the season of the 2 and 3-seeds.

Xavier Appleton vs. Lodi, Division 4, 7 p.m. Lodi. Xavier is the 2-seed and Lodi is the 1-seed.

Wrightstown vs. Wittenberg-Burnamwood, Division 5, 7 p.m. at D.C. Everest. Wrightstown, the 3-seed faces top seed Wittenberg after Wrightstown’s 21-6 win over Souther Door Friday.

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By Dan Plutchak

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