COACH'S CORNER: Roughriders Coach Scott Ponder discusses playoffs, victory over Huntington, district championship chances

The Center Roughriders struck hard and struck early in a commanding 62-13 defeat of Huntington Friday in 4A-2 Region III District 9 action.

Center racked up 35 first quarter points and added another 21 in the second period to head into halftime with a 56-0 lead.

The win puts Center in a tie for first place with Jasper in conference play. The Riders travel to Jasper this Friday to determine the District 9 Championship.

Both Jasper and Center are 3-0 in district play with the Bulldogs sporting a 6-1 season mark while the Roughriders are 6-3 for the season.