WILBER — Football fans in Wilber kept hearing two names over the loudspeakers again and again Friday night — Buzz Niederklein and Jack Barry.
The two Adams Central team captains guided the Patriots to a 17-0 shutout of Wilber-Clatonia in what AC head coach Bill Carlin called "pure Adams Central football."
"I thought our kids really played hard while overcoming some bumps and bruises and injuries we had to our linemen," he said, "And that's not the deepest place for us right now with those injuries. The kids really came together. Our young kids stepped up, we threw them out there and they played hard. I was very proud of them tonight."