In high school football action tonight there is a battle of number twos as class 3A second rated Central Dewitt visits class 2A second rated Solon. Central Dewitt lost a large number of seniors from last year’s team but with a large number of young men going out for the sport the replacements were ready.Central Dewitt coach Kurt Kryter says they had 11 defensive starters who were seniors, as he says he likes to see the seniors play. He says Solon has talent and tradition. He says they’ve talked with their kids about that and how they should look to them as an example for building a program.After missing the playoffs in 2003 Dike-New Hartford got this season off to a good start with a victory over Aplington-Parkersburg and the Wolverines are ranked third in class 1A heading into tonight’s game against Grundy Center.Dike-New Hartford coach Tom Wilson says it’s just one win, and they have to approach it that way. He says the Wolverines are motivated after missing the playoffs last year and have put a lot of work in to get back where they expect to be this year.
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