Trigg County roared out of the gate with 28 first quarter points and cruised to a 48-14 win over Todd County Central in the 2012 home opener at Perdue Field. The win evens the Wildcats' record at 1-1.
Trigg County outgained the Rebels 227-12 in yards in the first quarter and had 445 total yards for the game.
Jayven Jones (94 yards on 10 carries) and Chris Acree (93 yards on eight carries) led the ground game, anchored by the offensive line of Jacob Mason, Graham Lawrence, Nick Allen, Ryan McCloud, and Mason Hyde who were the WKDZ Players of the Game.
Luke McKenzie was 12-of-13 passing for 129 yards and three touchdowns -- two of those to David Wease totaling 50 yards.
Three stats that jump off the stat sheet -- Trigg had 26 first downs; their average starting position was the Todd County 48; and the Wildcats converted 6-of-7 on third down.
Todd County (0-2) got 76 rushing yards and 90 passing yards from quarterback Bryce Shanklin. Brett Bostic added a 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown that tied for the fourth-longest ever against the Wildcats. It also marked the second straight week the Wildcats have allowed a kickoff return for a touchdown.
Trigg County now leads the all-time series with Todd County 18-14 and have won five in a row against them for the first time since 1978-82. Trigg is 12-4 vs. Todd in games played in Cadiz.
Trigg County returns to action Friday against Crittenden County in the Kentucky Machine/David Sadler Bowl at Perdue Field. Hopkinsville and Greenwood play in the 5:30pm opener followed by the Wildcats and Rockets around 8pm.