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Cheese snag another upset
No. 7-seed Monroe out-punches No. 3 Stoughton; No. 1 DeForest next
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Monroe’s Nick Bansley stiff arms Stoughton’s Jack Sanford while following the blocks of Deion Hargrove (67), Tyler Matley and Trevor Rodebaugh on a 3-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. The Cheesemakers went on to defeat the host Vikings 14-7 in the second round of the WIAA Division 3 football playoffs Nov. 1 at Stoughton High School. - photo by Adam Krebs
STOUGHTON — The Cheesemakers are wearing the insignia of underdog as a badge of honor and identity. After an inconsistent, yet competitive regular season, Monroe went on to upset second-seeded Onalaska in the first round of the WIAA Division 2 playoffs. A week later, on Nov. 1, the Cheesemakers knocked off Stoughton, the No. 3 seed, 14-7.