When Trinity Academy travels to Conway Springs on Friday night, it’s more than Trinity’s final Central Plains League football game.
It’s a showdown of the CPL’s top two teams that will showcase the league’s top two running backs.
Conway Springs, 5-0 and ranked second in Class 3A, will play host to Trinity Academy, 5-0 and ranked fourth in Class 4A-Division II.
Conway Springs’ Luke Fisher leads the league with 968 rushing yards on 86 carries, while Trinity Academy’s Tyler Burns has 846 rushing yards on 78 carries.
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Trinity, 5-0 for the first time since the program began in 2008, could have an edge in the passing game. Senior quarterback Matt Jones has completed 39 of 57 passes for 559 yards.
But Conway Springs can counter with Travis Wood, who has 462 rushing yards.
Both offenses have put up gaudy numbers.
Trinity has outscored opponents 240-53, giving up 46 points to Chaparral and shutting out three teams.
Conway Springs has outscored teams 248-72.
Trinity was 4-0 when it played host to Conway Springs in 2013. Burns suffered an injury, and the Cardinals beat Trinity 34-14.