The West Central Trojans got back into the win column with a 25-8 victory over the Tri-Valley Mustangs on Friday, September 18th. The Mustangs were playing in their third straight home game of the year, while West Central won for the first time since week one.
The Trojans finished the game with 159 rushing yards. Justin Zirpel had 21 carries for 109 yards and two touchdowns. Zirpel also provided a big defensive play for West Central. He had a fumble recovery return for a 55-yard touchdown.
The Mustangs, meanwhile, had 206 yards of total offense, 176 of those rushing yards. Jaden Siemonsma had 12 carries for 59 yards and a touchdown. Mason Mathieu had 11 carries for 51 yards.
West Central (2-2) will host the Dakota Valley Panthers on Friday, September 28th. Tri-Valley (1-2) will play in their first road game of the season when they travel to Dell Rapids on Friday, September 25th.