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.
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.