N-F, G-T/R-A clash in battle of ranked teams

BY JAMIE KNAPP

The start to district football might not get any tougher for Newell-Fonda.

The fifth-ranked Mustangs will host sixth-ranked Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire this Friday in a game that will have an impact on the district race.

Both teams are 2-0 and feature strong defenses. The Titans have given up six points in two games while the Mustangs have allowed 14.

Each team has faced a common opponent in Glidden-Ralston. The Mustangs beat the Wildcats 49-6 while the Titans won 42-0.

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