Prep football preview: Tumwater vs. La Center

TumLCTUMWATER (2-0) vs. LA CENTER (0-2)

Non-league game

When, where: 7 p.m. Friday; La Center Stadium, La Center HS, La Center

Last week: Tumwater beat Timberline 48-10; La Center lost to Woodland 28-26.

Last meeting: Tumwater won 41-0 in 2014.

Players to watch: Tumwater RB Griffin Shea rushed for 168 yards and two TDs in a Week 1 win, but left last week’s game early with a mild concussion. La Center RB Dalton Morgan rushed for 177 yards and two TDs vs. Woodland after not getting a carry in Week 1.

Game notes: The Thunderbirds rolled past Timberline despite missing several key players. In addition to Shea, QB Noah Andrews sat out with flu-like symptoms. WR Easton Trakel, who scored 15 TDs last year, is nursing a hamstring injury. Yet Tumwater has the depth. … La Center QB Jeremy Scott has passed for 100 yards in two games.

The Prep Proletariat says: “Another tough one for Wildcats in their difficult non-league slate. The Thunderbirds are fabulous. TUMWATER 48, LA CENTER 6.”

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