Conference races heating up the grid
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” With two weeks left of high school football, two Whitley County high schools are in the driverâ€™s seat for conference championships.
Whitko (5-2, 5-0) and Churubusco (7-0, 5-0) are both the only unbeatens left in their respective conferences, the Three Rivers Conference (TRC) and Northeast Corner Conference (NECC).
Whitko beat North Miami last week, 49-35. Rochester, the only other unbeaten in the TRC heading into the week, fell to Tippecanoe Valley 42-21.
The Wildcats take on the Zebras this week. Rochester still has something to play for, as a win would keep the Zebras in the chase for a conference championship.
Whitko plays Tippecanoe Valley in week 9. As the three schools head into the seasonâ€™s final games, all three are still in play for a potential conference championship.
The Wildcats can clinch the title outright with a win this week and a Tippecanoe Valley loss to North Miami.
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