How thorough was Thompson High’s 35-0 Class 7A Region 3 victory at Tuscaloosa County?
So much so that a five-touchdown margin probably didn’t give a true picture of just how thorough the win was for the Warriors.
Thompson (4-1 overall, 2-1 Region 3) ran 23 more plays than Tuscaloosa County and the Warriors outgained the Wildcats, 556-132. The only time that the Wildcats (1-4 overall, 0-3 Region 3) crossed midfield was when a kickoff was returned to the Warriors 45-yard line.
On behalf of Alabaster City Schools, Thompson High School and the Thompson Athletic Department, we look forward to our Warriors’ home opener against Oak Mountain on Friday, September 14, 2018. In an effort to provide an optimal game day experience for our fans and guests, below is information regarding parking, traffic flow, and general stadium guidelines. Please review this information so that you are familiar with our facility layout and procedures. TRAFFIC AND PARKING Traf
By Steve Irvine Running to daylight is not necessarily the initial objective for Thompson High running back Shadrick Byrd when he has the football in his hands under the Friday night lights.
“I’d rather to run over a guy, but if I have to run away from them I will,” Byrd said with a smile.
Truth is, Byrd, a sturdy 5-foot-11, 205-pound senior, does both very well. First contact rarely brings him to the turf and getting a lot of defenders around him is a good plan. When he sees
Taulia Tagovailoa threw five touchdown passes in the Thompson High football team’s 47-0 win at Foley on Friday. But the standout quarterback wasn’t the star of the show on Friday night.
It was the Thompson High defense stealing the spotlight by allowing just 34 yards on 44 offensive plays in the shutout victory. Foley was 1-of-12 on third down and managed just four first downs with one of those coming on a Thompson penalty.
“Our defense played great,” said Thompson High head