Perfection continues for the Thibodaux High Tigers.
Thibodaux was tied with visiting Terrebonne in the fourth quarter when quarterback Luke Alleman hooked up with Maurquel Price on a 13-yard touchdown pass with slightly more than eight minutes left in the game that propelled the Lafourche Parish-based Tigers to a 35-28 win in District 7-5A play Friday night.
The win allowed Thibodaux to remain unbeaten at 5-0 overall and 2-0 in district play. Terrebonne, considered one of the district’s preseason favorites, fell to 0-2 in league play and 2-3 overall.
The game was an aerial show as each team tossed a pair of touchdowns, leading to a 14-14 tie after one quarter.
Alleman hooked up with Price on a 27-yard touchdown and connected with Kyren Lacey from 14 yards out to give Thibodaux a 14-0 lead.
Terrebonne countered with a 37-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Ryan Williams to A.J. Walters and a 71-yard strike to Jaylin Lucas to tie the game.
Terrebonne took its first lead of the game at 21-14 on an 11-yard touchdown pass from Williams to Ja’khi Douglas early in the second quarter.
Another Alleman touchdown pass, this one to Darwin Davis from 17 yards out, led to a 21-21 tie at halftime.
The teams found other ways to score to eventually tie the game at 28-28 in the second half.
The lone rushing touchdown of the game came on an 8-yard run by Rimond Thompson to give Thibodaux a 28-21 lead in the third quarter.
Terrebonne tied the game later in the third quarter when D’jon Scott returned an Alleman interception 47 yards for a touchdown.