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Kimberly topples Neenah in battle of state-ranked foes

After trailing by seven early in the second half, the No. 4 Papermakers rallied to beat the sixth-ranked Rockets 70-59.
Posted at 10:41 PM, Jan 19, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-19 23:41:17-05

KIMBERLY, Wis. (NBC 26) — In a battle of state-ranked opponents, No. 4 Kimberly rallied for a 70-59 victory over No. 6 Neenah Friday night.

The Papermakers trailed by seven early in the second half, but stormed back for the 11-point win.

Kimberly maintains its lead atop the Fox Valley Association; the Makers are tied with Neenah at 9-1 in league play. Neenah is now 1.5 games back at 7-2.

Kimberly and Hortonville face off on Tuesday.