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COUNTY RIVALS: Eagles, ’Cats bring opposite styles to Friday’s game

August 28, 2014

Whitko quarterback Garrett Elder (left) and Columbia City quarterback Trevor Bolt

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko and Columbia City are bringing two different styles of play to Friday night’s county-rivalry match up in South Whitley. Columbia City brings a competitive passing game, while Whitko ran much of its season opener on the ground last week.

Whitko quarterback Garrett Elder had a strong performance on the ground in the Wildcats’ season opener against Wawasee last week. Elder was the leading ballcarrier with 168 of Whitko’s 312 rushing yards, including an 80-yard break-away run for a touchdown.

Columbia City quarterback Trevor Bolt recorded 239 passing yards in the Eagles’ season-opening win over Warsaw last week. Bolt was 14-for-28 for two touchdowns.

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