The Thibodaux Tigers was in a dog fight on Friday night against a talented Riverside team. The Rebels led 25-14 at the half after a 82 yard kick return for a touchdown by 4-star prospect Ahmonte Watkins, a 65 yard pick six by Herbert Keys, & a blocked field goal 80 yard return by Cade Middleton.
The Tigers was able to put keep their composure & put together an impressive second half. The first drive of the third quarter, Luke Allemand would connect with 3-star receiver Kyren Lacy *UL commit* for a 8 yard touchdown along with a two point conversion.
Senior cornerback Karrick Harris would come up with a big interception on the ensuing drive to give the Tigers great field position in the Rebel’s territory. Senior running back Rimond Thompson would then have scoring runs of 12 & 7 yards to give the Tigers 36-25 lead with 2:31 left in the third quarter.
Riverside’s Ahmonte Watkins would make a house call & take a handoff for 72 yards to cut the lead to 36-31 going into the fourth quarter.
The Tigers defense would show up big in the fourth with two interceptions on Riverside’s last two drives by seniors Josh Holden & Tyren Young. Rimond Thompson would cap the game off with an explosive 96 yard touchdown run to extend the lead to 43-31.
Junior quarterback Luke Allemand was terrific for the Tigers finishing the game with (355 yards passing, 2 touchdowns, & 2 interceptions), senior receiver Darwin Davis was Mr. Reliable all night finishing the game with (10 receptions for 142 yards), senior running back Rimond Thompson finished with 162 yards rushing & 3 touchdowns.
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