Playoff berth headlines Tigers’ football season

TEAM LEADERS- The South Hardin football team’s season leaders in rushing, passing, receiving and scoring were Jordin Wilkie, Sam Shindelar and Eric Mulder. Above, Wilkie takes the handoff and follows blocker Cody Haley as Wilkie rushed for 752 yards.

ELDORA- A 10th game highlighted the fall campaign for the South Hardin football team.

The 10th game meant the Tigers qualified for the state playoffs for the first time in South Hardin history.

While the post-season contest didn’t go the way of the Tigers, practicing and playing after the regular season ended was a step in the right direction. South Hardin lost in the playoff’s first-round, 48-14 to Collins- Maxwell-Baxter.

South Hardin, under second-year head coach Barry Scott, finished the season with records of 4-6 overall and 3-3 in District 6 of Class 2A. The .500 district mark earned the Tigers a fourth-seed in the playoffs.

Read the full article in the Nov. 21 edition of the Hardin County Index.