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Strong second half secures Spartans win

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by Bryon Graff

WESTON (WAOW) - The Central Wisconsin Spartans head into the playoffs on a high note, defeating the NEW (Northeast Wisconsin) Storm 52-14 at Stiehm Stadium.

Kevin Thompson scored two of his three touchdowns in the first half while piling up 219 yards rushing.  Anthony Johnson threw a pair of touchdown passes.

The Spartans led 17-0 at halftime.  The Storm pulled within 17-14 before the Spartans closed with 35 straight points.

The defense intercepted five passes, including two by Derek Urmanski.

Check our video highlights to see DC Everest graduate Josh Dack split the uprights on a kickoff.

The Spartans will host a playoff game this Saturday, July 18 at Stiehm Stadium.  The time is to be determined. 

Online Reporter: Bryon Graff

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