West takes down Davenport Central in a record breaking night

With an early lead and multiple rushing touchdowns, West High football showed great improvement for their homecoming game.

Isabella Tisdale, Sports Reporter

The Trojans concluded their homecoming week with a win against the Davenport Central Blue devils. With a score of 36-21 and new school records being made, Oct. 1 was a great day for West High.

Mason Applegate ’22 had a record-breaking game with a 379-yard rush beating the previous record set in 2003. With five minutes left in the first quarter, Applegate scored two touchdowns for the Trojans. With a total of four touchdowns throughout the game, Applegate broke records and impressed many. 

Another highlight from the game was a touchdown by Zach Logsdon ’24 in the first quarter. Boaz Abramoff ’22 recovered a fumble that resulted in the next play being anothor touchdown by Applegate. 

West High football will have their next appearance at home against Bettendorf next Friday, Oct. 8.