Wrightstown football will play for a WIAA Division 5 state championship next week after defeating St. Croix Falls 33-12 Friday in Rhinelander.
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WRIGHTSTOWN — The Wrightstown Tigers are playing for a fourth state title in program history when they face La Crosse Aquinas at 4 p.m. Thursday in Madison.

The high school send off will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday morning with a police escort.

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The TV broadcast is on WLUK (FOX)/WCWF(CW)

This will be Wrightstown’s fourth trip to state, after winning state titles in 1998, 2006 and 2011.

Their opponent, two-time defending champion Aquinas, will be making its fourth State Championship game appearance in pursuit of its fourth State title.

In addition to the last two years, the Blugolds won the Division 5 championship in 2007.

As a former member of WISAA, the Blugolds won Division 2 titles in 1993 and 1995.

This year, they were the champions in the Coulee Conference.

They continue their quest for a third straight State championship following their 58-14 victory over Horicon/Hustisford at Level 4. 

Aquinas has scored more than 40 points in a game in eight of their 12 wins this season, including three of their four playoffs.

Wrightstown, like its opponent, is pursuing its fourth championship in the Tigers’ fourth State championship game appearance.

They won State championships in each of its two Division 4 experiences in 2006 and 2011.

The Tigers also captured the Division 5 championship in 1998. They defeated St. Croix Falls 33-12 in the semifinals to advance to the title tilt.

They finished runner-up in the North Eastern  Conference this year behind Luxemburg-Casco, which is playing for the Division 4 championship this week.

ADMISSION TICKETS: The WIAA uses GoFan Ticketing for all digital and cashless tickets. Admission for a single game is $11 plus online fees for adults and students. An all-day pass for Thursday is $30 plus online fees, and $25 for an all-day pass for Friday’s games. All tickets must be redeemed on a mobile device. To purchase tickets, visit the WIAA website at: https://www.wiaawi.org/Tickets#4269710-11-player-football. Children 2-years old or younger do not require a ticket.

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By staff