Wildcats work to keep surging momentum against the Friona Chieftains

When it comes to district standings, the No. 3 Wildcats (6-1, 2-0) are in very familiar territory.
Canadian sits in the driver’s seat of 3-3A entering week three, after knocking off challenger No. 5 Childress (6-1, 1-1), 31-30 Friday night.
When it comes to their next opponent, however, the Wildcats tread a foreign trail.
Canadian and Friona (4-3, 0-2) have squared up only two times in the past, with the Wildcats triumphing in both. In 2002, the Wildcats handled the Chieftains for the bi-district championship, 32-7. In 2006, the teams again battled for the bi-district championship, and again, the Wildcats were victorious, assembling a 28-19 win.
Friona promised to be a legitimate threat in the 3-3A race. After dropping down to DII this season, the Chieftains ran amuck in their first four contests…

To read the rest of this story, check out this week’s edition of The Canadian Record.

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