Tri-County Academy started its annual playoff run Friday night with a 21-14 victory over Kirk Academy.
Although It would be tough sledding throughout the night.
The Rebels had to overcome a snap over the punter’s head that led to a touchdown and an interception return for a touchdown.
Trailing 14-7 at the half TCA would find its footing and power past Kirk in the second half.
Tri County’s offense was led by Trace Dearman’s 3 TDs, 50 receiving and 77 rushing yards.
Zack Clark had 64 yards rushing.
The defensive leaders were Dearman (8 tackles) and
Reed Marberry with 5 tackles (2 sacks and 3 TFL).
TCA travels to Waynesboro Friday night to take on Wayne Academy in the second round of the playoffs.