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Wrighting the Ship

Alcoa powers clear of Heritage with second-half run game

Tornado senior Colton Wright is met Heritage defensive back Tyler Thomas as Wright crosses the goal line on Friday. Photos by Jolanda Jansma

By Jonathan Perelman
Blount Press Row

Alcoa scored a touchdown on five drives against Heritage on Friday night. On those drives, the Tornadoes ran the ball on 31 of 36 plays.

All-State kicker Ben Smith added a pair of field goals of 40 and 43 yards, and No. 1-ranked Alcoa pulled clear in the second half for a 41-14 win.

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