This is the 20th meeting between these two teams. Independence overall is 6-13, 4-6-0 at home and 2-7-0 on the road against Benton Community. The first meeting took place on September 18th, 1987, where Benton Community won 28-6.
Justin Putz is in his 4th season as head coach of the Independence Mustangs and 5th overall. Currently, his record at Independence is 13-16-0. His overall coaching record is 18-21-0 in five seasons with three playoff appearances.
Head Coach is the head coach of the Benton Community Bobcats.
The next game for Independence will be home against Decorah. Benton Community will host Vinton-Shellsburg.
The last game for Independence was a 54-14 win to Vinton-Shellsburg. Benton Community beat Charles City 45-22.