Diesel break records in season opener

03/24/03 Diesel Press Release

The Tri-City Diesel rewrote the team's record books with a 54-33 win on the road against the Oklahoma Crude this past weekend.

Diesel running back Sherman Jones ran for 87 yards breaking Dale Van Housen's single game rushing record of 81 yards set against the Southern Oregon Heat on April 26, 2001.  The Diesel also tied a team game high with 35 rushing attempts also set against the Heat in 2001.  The 54 points also broke the record for most points in a game, the old record of 51 was set against the Sioux Falls Storm in 2002 and matched again against the LaCrosse Night Train in the same season.

The Tri-City Diesel play their home opener this Saturday night at the Tri-City Arena against the LaCrosse Night Train with kickoff at 7:35 p.m. Single game tickets are on sale and may be purchased at the Tri-City Arena box office or by calling (308) 338-8011.



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