This will be the 61st meeting between these two teams with the first meeting occurring in 1913. Currently, WaverlyShell-Rock leads the series 39165. Independence is 9183 at home and 7212 on the road with WaverlyShell-Rock. The last meeting took place last season at WaverlyShell-Rock where Independence won 147
Justin Putz is in his 3rd season as head coach of the Independence Mustangs and 4th overall. Currently, his record at Independence is 950. His overall coaching record is 14100 in four seasons with three playoff appearances. Mark Hubbard is the head coach of the WaverlyShell-Rock GoHawks.