Rivals Milan and Putnam County to Faceoff in Grand River Opener

The Milan Wildcats will host their rivals the Putnam County Midgets Friday night at Cal Hubbard Field. The game will serve as the Grand River Conference opener for both teams. Milan comes into the matchup 0-2 after a pair of two-point losses to South Shelby and Harrisburg. Despite the losses, Milan coach John Dabney likes the way his young team is progressing.

Milan’s defense pitched a shutout last season at Putnam County with a 32-0 victory. However, Putnam County’s offense has appeared revitalized under junior quarterback Blaine Perkins this season. Dabney discusses the keys to slowing down this athletic offense.

Perkins has passed for 290 yards through the first two weeks. Putnam County coach Clyde Bondy…

1-1 Putnam County responded to a 50-14 loss to Highland with a 22-13 win over Father Tolton last week.

Pregame coverage will begin at 6:40 on Superstation KRES and centralmoinfo.com with Colin Schowe and Austin Ward on the call.