Eureka celebrates win in inaugural home game

EUREKA, Kan.--- This season's Eureka football team made history Friday night as the first players to compete on the school's new field.

Following two tornadoes, the football team was forced to spend an entire season on the road and couldn't hold a home game in two years.

The Tornadoes came into the fourth week of high school football with a 1-2 record and hoped the new home field advantage could change their luck.

Hosting the Fredonia Yellow jackets, Eureka drew first blood.
Brent Escareno ran it into the endzone to put the first points on the board. Zach Hare and Cade Larcom both found their ways in for touchdowns.

The stands in Eureka were packed, it was standing room only for the inaugural game.
The Tornadoes held a three-touchdown lead going into the half and were able to build off that coming back from halftime; scoring two more touchdowns before the end of regulation.

The home team seeing strong success in both the run and passing game.
The Yellow jackets only saw the endzone once the entire game.

Eureka is able to celebrate it's first game on it's new field with a 42-7 victory.