Local teams lose away games
Hortonville, New London, Clintonville results
By Scott Bellile
Three area football teams produced just one touchdown each against their opponents Friday, Oct. 9.
Neenah 20, Hortonville 7
NEENAH – The Hortonville Polar Bears started in the lead but lost it in the second quarter and couldn’t gain it back.
Hortonville’s Shephard Kuranda scored a touchdown off an 18-yard touchdown pass from Braden Stoeger pass, and Trevor Coenen made the extra point.
Neenah tied the game near the end of the first quarter and went on to score two more TDs in the second and fourth quarters.
Hortonville had 70 yards passing and 20 yards rushing. Hortonville’s Max Flunker led in rushing with 20 yards. Stoeger passed for 70 yards.
Despite the loss, the Polar Bears (4-3) became eligible for playoffs on Sept. 25 when they attained their fourth Valley Football Association victory. Hortonville will play their regular season closer at home Friday, Oct. 16, in a faceoff against Stevens Point (5-2) beginning at 7 p.m.
Green Bay West 49, New London 6
GREEN BAY – Green Bay West shut down the New London Bulldogs with a series of touchdowns.
Complete stats were not available as of Saturday, Oct. 10.
New London (0-7) ends its season next week with its homecoming game against Freedom at 7 p.m. The game will raise money for cancer programs at ThedaCare-New London with the “Bulldogs Blocking Breast Cancer” event.
Marinette 62, Clintonville 7
MARINETTE – Clintonville’s Damon Lorge gave the Truckers a 5-yard TD run in the first quarter, but the team didn’t keep up with Marinette’s explosive scoring.
Stats were not available on Hudl.com as of Saturday, Oct. 10.
The Truckers (1-6) are ineligible for playoffs. Their final game of 2015 will be at home Friday, Oct. 16, against Little Chute (5-2) starting at 7 p.m.