(Neola) Tri-Center got their 2012 football season off to a great start with a 53-14 win over AHST on Friday. The Trojans only needed to attempt two passes on the night and ran for 361 yards.
Leading the way was junior fullback Ben Wellman who averaged 10.4 yards per carry on his 16 rushing attempts. Wellman accounted for five total touchdowns on the night and rushed for 167 yards. Seniors Loren Williams (45 yards), Doug Hoke (65), and Britton Barrier (59) combined 169 yards rushing. They each averaged at least 8.4 yards per carry.
One more non-district tune-up awaits the Trojans. That will come this Friday against Underwood. Coach John Tiarks discusses the matchup with rival Underwood in the following intervew.
Click here for the interview with Tri-Center coach John Tiarks