It was a homecoming for Fruita head coach Ryan Hayden.
It was the first time he faced his former Central squad since leaving for Fruita in the offseason.
Hayden's Wildcats picked up the 59-26 win to open up Southwestern League play.
Daren Davison led all scorers with 18 points for the Wildcats.
Hayden was the Central head coach for the past six season. He took the Warriors from 0-24 in his first year to two straight playoff appearances in this final two seasons.