WyoPreps Game of the Week: #1 Shoshoni at #2 Pine Bluffs [AUDIO]
It’s a one versus two showdown for the fan-voted WyoPreps Small School ‘Game of the Week’ on Friday.
Top-ranked Shoshoni heads on the road to face second-ranked Pine Bluffs in a mid-season non-conference game.
These are the last two undefeated teams in Class 1A-9 man football. Both enter with overall records of 4-0.
WyoPreps spoke with both head coaches before the game. The Wranglers and head coach Tony Truempler were featured in last week’s game of the week. Coach talked about that victory, now preparing for something totally different out of their opponent’s offense, keys areas for his team, and more. Coach Gray’s Hornets are featured for the second time this season. His team is coming off three consecutive conference victories. Gray spoke about their momentum, some of their skill personnel, Shoshoni’s size, and more. Both coaches like this type of game midway through their season. All of that is in the interviews at the top of this story.
These two met twice last season. Both meetings went to Shoshoni, 40-13 in the regular season, and 48-6 in the first round of the playoffs.
These teams have two of the top three offenses in their division.
Pine Bluffs brings the top passing attack in 9-man at 192 yards per game. They are second in total offense at nearly 376 yards per game. The Hornets average 41.5 points per game. On defense, they are No. 4 at 208 yards and 6.8 points per game.
The Wranglers have a little more balance. Shoshoni runs for close to 215 yards per game, but they also have the No. 2 pass offense in the division at almost 116 yards per game. They are No. 3 in total defense allowing 161 yards and 5.8 points per game.
Friday’s game marks the seventh in the series. The first meeting between the two was in 2009. The series is even at three wins apiece. The series history is courtesy of wyoming-football.com.
The kick-off is at 2 p.m.
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