All guts and glory – How Thomas feeds a beast
A column by Daniel Elizondo, editor
Silsbee quarterback Dontre Thomas knew all too well that all the work he had put forth throughout this season was paying for itself.
Emotions ran high on Friday night after the senior assured the coaches that he could win the game by scoring on a two-point conversion to help Silsbee advance to the regional finals.
It was a gutsy call for the young man. But it was also a gutsy chance the coaches took – because they knew he could do it.
And that’s just what Thomas brings to a team that reached the regional finals for the first time since 1998.