UPDATE: Final score, Franklin 35, Badger 14. Great season comes to an end.
KENOSHA -- Badger High School (12-0) enters the state semifinals for the second straight year and third time in five seasons when it takes the field tonight, Nov. 11, 2016, against top seeded Franklin at 7 p.m. at Kenosha Bradford.
Win, and the Badgers are in the WIAA Division 1 state championship game at 4 p.m. Nov. 18, 2016 in Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.
Badger previously lost 21-13 to Sun Prairie in a D1 semifinal in 2012 and then fell 28-14 to Waukesha West in a D2 semifinal last season.
This time around, Badger draws Franklin, who knocked off Milwaukee Marquette 45-23.
The Gazette recap for last week's 28-7 WIAA Division 1 semifinal victory over Middleton is HERE.
2016 Football State Championships
Thursday & Friday, Nov. 17-18
Camp Randall Stadium, Madison, Wis.
Thursday, Nov. 17
Div. 7: 10 a.m.
Div. 6: 1 p.m.
Div. 5: 4 p.m.
Div. 4: 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 18
Div. 3: 10 a.m.
Div. 2: 1 p.m.
Div. 1: 4 p.m.