The top-ranked Kimberly Papermakers went in to Friday nights game at Appleton West with 48 straight high school football victories. They were tied with Manitowoc and Waunakee.
When the night was over, the Papermakers would be the Wisconsin state record holders by themselves, winning their 49th straight game, 45-14 over the Appleton West Terrors.
D.J. Stewart rushed for 177 yards on 20 carries and scored five touchdowns to lead the Papermakers, who improved to 7-0 overall and 6-0 in the FVA North, clinching at least a share of the division championship.