Thunder upsets Bulldogs, moves on to second playoff round

The Thunder celebrates their 19-7 win over New London in the first round WIAA Div. 3 playoffs Friday, Oct. 19. Photo courtesy Rick Cohler

The Seymour Thunder earned the right to advance in the WIAA Division 3 football playoffs with a 19-7 over third-seed New London on the Bulldog’s home turf Friday night, Oct. 19. New London scored first, but Seymour answered in the second quarter, going into half-time at 7-all.
Seymour scored 12 points in the fourth quarter including a 34-yard TD run by Joey Coonen and a 35-yard field goal by Jaron Valley.

Seymour faces Notre Dame Friday night, Oct. 26. The Tritons beat Fox Valley Lutheran 35-17.