Jordan DiBenedetto returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown to set the tone and scored on a 55-yard rushing touchdown late in the third quarter to complete a comeback, and the Vikings edged the Red Hawks 23-20 in Badger South Conference play.
The fourth-ranked Red Hawks are a favorite to make it back to state, while Janesville Parker, led Thursday by senior Emily O'Leary, should be in contention after advancing to the Wilmot Sectional.
Billy Pitzner rushed for 64 yards and three touchdowns, and the Red Hawks ran away with a 44-10 win over host Oregon on Friday night.
Isaac Allen scored three touchdowns and gained 108 yards as part of Monroe's 401-yard rushing attack in a 42-18 win over host Milton.
Gazette sports reporter John Barry reflects on the first month of the high school football season and looks ahead to the playoff push
Dani Cramer won two events Saturday to lead Milton High's girls swim team to a second-place finish at the Elkhorn Invitational.
The Red Hawks improved to 7-7 on Thursday with a 3-1 victory over visiting Monroe
The Cougars scored twice early, and the Red Hawks responded in the second half of a nonconference boys soccer match Tuesday night in Milton.
Milton's Mia Seeman fired a 3-under 34 on the front nine on the way to shooting 1-over 75 and earning medalist honors.
The Elks recovered three fumbles and intercepted three passes on the way to a 33-7 nonconference victory over Lakeside Lutheran.