After finishing the state runner up in Class 9B last year, the Sully Buttes Chargers have to hit the ground running, as they travel to Gettysburg to take on the perennial powerhouse Potter County Battlers. The Battlers came off the year with some success, but Battlers coach Vern Smith knows that—in the first game—Potter County has to figure out quickly what their strengths are:
Chargers coach Mark Senftner also has to regroup after a loss of talented seniors, and he knows that Gettysburg is a tough place to play. These two teams have been a natural rival for decades, and Senftner knows that even though they won at home against the Battlers last season, the Battlers speed and size will have to be reckoned with;
The Battlers are once again are in a strong Region 1, Class 9A—with talented teams everywhere, and the Chargers are in Class 9B, in a Region that saw the top four go to the post season. And both teams will be up against a warm evening, with temps scheduled in the 90’s. You can hear coverage on Country 95.3FM and pierrecountry.com with DT Meyer, the voice of Sully Buttes sports—and coverage starts at 7:10, with a 7:30 kickoff.