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37 years in the making, DeForest football team wins Division 3 state championship

MADISON, Wis. - The DeForest Norskies battled the Menasha Bluejays on Friday morning at Camp Randall in the Division 3 championship game. 

In the first quarter, Menasha drove down the field and scored on a 9-yard carry by Davontre Smith. The Bluejays led 7-0.

 

 

With less than a minute left in the game, DeForest’s Trey Schroeder found Gabe Finley for a touchdown.

With 32 seconds left on the clock, the Norskies went for a 2-point conversion, which Schroeder successfully threw to Nolan Hawk.

DeForest defeated Menasha 8-7 and captured its first state championship since 1982. 
 

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