INDEPENDENCE - For Independence, the prep football season opener bore little resemblance to its winless 2016 campaign.
Even in defeat, a clear message was sent that there are brighter days ahead for the Mustangs.
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l Name: Colton Davis
l Number: 15
l Position: Pitcher
l Throws: Right
l Height/Weight: 6-foot-1, 190 pounds
l Age: 23
l Hometown: Commerce, Ga.
l Noteworthy: Second season in Minnesota Twins farm system. Spent most of last season with Rookie-level Elizabethton, going 0-2 with five saves and a 3.26 earned run average in 13 relief appearances. Allowed only 11 hits in 19 innings and struck out 23. Finished season with Kernels, making two relief appearances and not allowing a hit, striking out three, in two innings. A 25th-round draft pick last June out of Western Carolina University, where he made 90 career appearnces, fourth in program history. Had 178 strikeouts in 150 1/3 innings.