The Series:
This is the 2nd meeting between these two teams.  Independence overall is 0-1-0, 0-0-0 at home and 0-1-0 on the road against Cedar Rapids Xavier.  The first meeting took place last season on September 30th, 2016, where Cedar Rapids Xavier won 45-0.

Coaching Records:
Justin Putz is in his 4th season as head coach of the Independence Mustangs and 5th overall.  Currently, his record at Independence is 12-15-0.  His overall coaching record is 17-20-0 in five seasons with three playoff appearances.

Duane Schulte is the head coach of the Cedar Rapids Xavier Saints.

Next Game:
The next game for Independence will be home against Vinton-Shellsburg.  Cedar Rapids Xavier will host Waverly-Shell Rock

Last Game:
The last game for Independence was a victory at Charles City 47-32.  Cedar Rapids Xavier won against Decorah 21-13.

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