GAME DAY PREVIEWS: High school football Week 9, WIC standings, Putnam County stat leaders
Cloverdale (2-6, 2-3) at North Putnam (5-3, 2-3)
The coaches: Tom Winders is in his second year at Cloverdale. Sam Carnes is in his second year at North Putnam.
On the airwaves: WREB-FM 94.3 will air the game.
So far: Cloverdale lost 6-0 to South Putnam, 28-18 to Greencastle, 45-6 to Edgewood, 14-8 to Cascade and 49-14 to North Putnam, beat Brown County 26-8 and Owen Valley 56-7 and lost 41-0 to Indian Creek. North Putnam beat North Montgomery 28-12, Southmont 48-42 and South Putnam 20-2, lost 48-21 to Sullivan, beat Cloverdale 49-14, lost 41-21 to Northview, beat West Vigo 26-20 and lost 19-7 to Greencastle.
Per-game scoring averages: Offense — Clovers 16.0, North 27.5. Defense — Clovers 24.8, North 24.8.
Opponents’ records: Cloverdale 31-33, North 34-30.
History: North Putnam won 49-14 in September and has won 30 of the last 40 meetings.
WIC impact: The winner claims seventh place in the final league standings.
John Harrell prediction: North 42, Cloverdale 10.
Edgewood (6-2, 4-1) at Greencastle (7-1, 4-1)
The coaches: Brian Rosenburgh is in his second year at Edgewood. Mike Meyer is in his ninth year at Greencastle.
On the airwaves: WGRE-FM 91.5 will air the game.
Special events: Greencastle will honor its senior players before the game, and the 1973 undefeated football team and state finalist volleyball teams at halftime.
So far: Edgewood beat Mitchell 26-7, lost 42-14 to Northview, beat Cloverdale 45-6, Owen Valley 66-6 and South Putnam 40-16, lost 30-15 to Indian Creek and beat Brown County 54-12 and Cascade 34-7. Greencastle beat Crawfordsville 9-0, Cloverdale 28-18, West Vigo 23-12, South Putnam 12-0, Cascade 49-26 and Sullivan 29-28, lost 42-9 to Northview and beat North Putnam 19-7.
Per-game scoring averages: Offense — Edgewood 36.8, Greencastle 22.3. Defense — Edgewood 15.8, Greencastle 16.6.
Opponents’ records: Edgewood 27-37, Greencastle 29-35.
History: Greencastle won 42-0 in the sectional last year, and has won 16 of the last 30 meetings.
WIC impact: The winner finishes in third place in the conference standings.
John Harrell prediction: Edgewood 28, Greencastle 21
Owen Valley (0-8, 0-5) at South Putnam (2-6, 0-5)
The coaches: Duane Potts is in his 17th year at Owen Valley. Nathan Aker is in his fifth year at South Putnam.
So far: Owen Valley has lost 44-11 to Vincennes Lincoln, 57-14 to South Putnam, 59-8 to Indian Creek, 66-6 to Edgewood, 70-0 to Northview, 61-0 to Cascade, 56-7 to Cloverdale and 62-18 to Brown County. South Putnam beat Cloverdale 6-0 and Owen Valley 57-14 and lost 20-2 to North Putnam, 12-0 to Greencastle, 40-16 to Edgewood, 44-8 to West Vigo, 47-14 to Sullivan and 63-8 to Northview.
Per-game scoring averages: Offense — OV 8.0, South 13.9. Defense — OV 59.4, South 30.0.
Opponents’ records: Owen Valley 35-29, South Putnam 36-28.
History: South Putnam won 57-14 in August. Owen Valley has won 15 of the last 29 meetings between the teams.
WIC impact: The winner finishes 11th in the conference standings.
John Harrell prediction: South Putnam 52, Owen Valley 10.
Putnam County stat leaders
PASSING (ranked by total yards)
|Evan Davies (N. Putnam)||65||137||7||1,071||10|
|Brayden Baxter (Gcastle)||40||78||4||560||5|
|Parker Watts (Cloverdale)||35||104||7||437||4|
|Riley Stone (South Putnam)||39||87||8||316||4|
|Devin Cashion (S. Putnam)||21||44||2||263||2|
RUSHING (ranked by total yards)__
|Damon Moody (Greencastle)||211||1,348||10||8|
|Chris Murray (North Putnam)||105||703||7||3|
|Evan Davies (North Putnam)||67||496||7||1|
|Jake Smith (Cloverdale)||56||417||2||2|
|Dalton Scott (South Putnam)||116||401||3||0|
|Gavin Bollman (Greencastle)||60||377||4||1|
|Jake Wilkes (Cloverdale)||39||375||4||1|
|Logan Abner (Cloverdale)||99||369||3||1|
|Aidan Baker (North Putnam)||73||329||5||0|
|Connor Cain (South Putnam)||33||254||0||1|
RECEIVING (ranked by total yards)
|Colton Clifford (North Putnam)||13||289||3||59|
|Kevin Barger (North Putnam)||12||272||2||87|
|James Johnson (Cloverdale)||8||233||4||72|
|Gavin Bollman (Greencastle)||10||232||2||72|
|Alex Costin (Greencastle)||16||223||2||32|
|Kain Gregory (South Putnam)||12||220||2||56|
|Lucius Alexander (North Putnam)||18||216||3||25|
TACKLES (ranked by combined solo/assisted)
|Gavin Bollman (Greencastle)||56||21||77|
|Caydhan Stevens (Cloverdale)||29||47||76|
|Dalton Scott (South Putnam)||37||36||73|
|Logan Abner (Cloverdale)||30||36||66|
|Damon Moody (Greencastle)||42||22||64|
|Trever Wood (Greencastle)||45||14||59|
|Skyler Warren (North Putnam)||29||18||47|
|Luke Sanford (North Putnam)||29||17||46|
|Devin Cashion (South Putnam)||14||30||44|
|Demetrius Leo (South Putnam)||16||26||42|
|Damon Moody (Greencastle)||11.0|
|Jake Wilkes (Cloverdale)||7.0|
|Gavin Bollman (Greencastle)||7.0|
|Nick Sabin (Greencastle)||3.0|
|Trever Wood (Greencastle)||3.0|
|Luke Sanford (North Putnam)||3.0|
|Blake Boyer (North Putnam)||3.0|
|Jake Wilkes (Cloverdale)||4|
|Hayden Switzer (South Putnam)||2|
|Tray Dickison (Cloverdale)||2|
|Dakota Campbell (Greencastle)||2|
|Damon Moody (Greencastle)||2|
|Gavin Bollman (Greencastle)||2|
|Brandon West (Greencastle)||2|
|Dylan Arnold (North Putnam)||2|
|Alex Costin (Greencastle)||5|
|Dakota Campbell (Greencastle)||3|
|Hayden Switzer (South Putnam)||2|
|Caydhan Stevens (Cloverdale)||2|
|Parker Watts (Cloverdale)||2|
|Damon Moody (Greencastle)||12||1||0||1||74|
|Dalton Scott (South Putnam)||6||0||0||6||48|
|Evan Davies (North Putnam)||7||0||0||0||42|
|Chris Murray (North Putnam)||7||0||0||0||42|
|Gavin Bollman (Greencastle)||6||0||0||0||36|
|Hector Lezama (Greencastle)||0||14||6||0||32|
|Aidan Baker (North Putnam)||5||0||0||0||30|
|Jake Wilkes (Cloverdale)||5||0||0||0||30|
|Elliot Sabens (North Putnam)||0||27||0||0||27|
|Logan Abner (Cloverdale)||3||0||0||8||26|