Whitko beats Wabash, 51-19

SOUTH WHITLEY — “Three cheers for the Wildcats!” said Head Coach Wayne Swender, pride swelling in his voice. “Hip-hip, hooray,”came the resounding cheer from the Whitko student section — having charged the field in celebration of Friday’s homecoming defeat of the Wabash Apaches, 51-19.Within three minutes, Whitko was on the board after sophomore Devin Gerding rushed for a 63-yard touchdown. After a weekend break, the Wildcats will spend the week preparing to travel to Northfield, “a much improved team,” said Swender with anticipation.