Game Notes: Game #1 vs. West Delaware Hawks

The Series:
This will be the 103rd meeting between these two teams with the first meeting occurring on November 4th, 1899. Currently, West Delaware leads the series 52­47­3. Independence is 28­22­1 at home and 19­30­2 on the road with West Delaware. The last meeting took place last season at West Delaware where the Hawks won a close game 13­9.

Coaching Records:
Justin Putz is in his 3rd season as head coach of the Independence Mustangs and 4th overall. Currently, his record at Independence is 9­3. His overall coaching record is 14­8 in four seasons with three playoff appearances. Doug Winkowitsch has been the head coach of the West Delaware Hawks for 13 years, with a 100­29­0 record and 8 playoff appearances.

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