This will be the 9th meeting between these two teams with the first meeting occurring on September 13th, 2002, in Charles City. Currently, Charle City leads the series 530. Independence is 130 at home and 220 on the road with Charles City. The last meeting took place last season at Charles City where Independence won 4016.
Justin Putz is in his 3rd season as head coach of the Independence Mustangs and 4th overall. Currently, his record at Independence is 970. His overall coaching record is 14120 in four seasons with three playoff appearances.
Darren Bohlen has been the head coach of the Charles City Comets for 4 years, with a 11220 record at Charles City with one playoff appearance.