WCT Sports Spotlight: Hunter Downey joins the show

New London-Spicer football senior Hunter Downey talks about the Class AAA state tournament.

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Wildcats senior running back Hunter Downey tries for the endzone during a Section 6AAA playoffs game against the Pierz Pioneers on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, at New London-Spicer High School in New London.
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NEW LONDON — West Central Tribune sports reporter Michael Lyne chats with New London-Spicer football senior running back/linebacker Hunter Downey for episode seven of the WCT Sports Spotlight Show.

The WCT Sports Spotlight Show aims to showcase one athlete a week from the West Central Area.

The Wildcats will look to punch their ticket into the Prep Bowl when they face the Watertown-Mayer Royals at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The two teams previously met this season. Watertown-Mayer won 38-36 on September 9.

Michael Lyne joined the West Central Tribune as a sports reporter in May 2022, following his graduation from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where he graduated with a bachelors degree in journalism and a minor degree in Spanish studies.

You may reach Michael at, or by calling (320) 214-4345.
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