Short pummeled a rapid-fire 129 off just 101 balls to lead his side to 312 off their 50 overs on Wednesday, with Tasmania falling well short after being dismissed for 210 off 44.4 overs for a 102-run defeat at the WACA Ground.

The left-hander clubbed 12 fours and four sixes, bringing up his third one-day ton off just 83 balls.

Tasmania were always behind the required run-rate despite a 70 run opening stand between Caleb Jewell (45) and Ben McDermott (25).

WA quick Jhye Richardson impressed for the home side, claiming three top-order scalps in his 3-23.

Ashton Agar and Andrew Tye also claimed three wickets each, Agar combined with wicketkeeper Josh Philippe for two stumpings.

Shaun Marsh contributed 42 with the bat, while Test opener Cameron Bancroft added a run-a-ball 35 batting at number seven.

Western Australia head to Sydney this weekend, for their next two One-Day games against New South Wales starting Monday 30 September at Drummoyne Oval.