Bulldogs lose in Menasha
50-yard field goal brightens up tough loss
By Scott Bellile
The Menasha Bluejays didn’t give the struggling New London Bulldogs any breaks until after halftime of the Bay Conference game at Calder Stadium Friday, Sept. 18.
The Bluejays, 2014 Division 2 State football champs, ran the scoreboard to 70-0 before making changes in the third quarter. The game ended 83-10.
Menasha scored rapidly to attain 28 points in the first quarter and 42 in the second.
New London finally found a scoring opportunity when Remington Steele caught a 29-yard pass in the third quarter, and the extra point kick was good.
In the fourth quarter, Jack Noffke blasted an impressive 50-yard field goal through the uprights with three minutes left to go.
New London recorded 84 yards of action with 40 in rushing and 44 in passing.
The Bulldogs will return home for a Bay Conference game against the Seymour Thunder on Friday, Sept. 25, beginning at 7 p.m.