Tigers overcome 16-point deficit for 30-23 victory over rival Jasper

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By Dannie Oliveaux

JASPER – Running back Adonis Thomas scored on a 2-yard run early in the fourth quarter to give the Silsbee Tigers a 30-23 comefrom- behind non-district win over the Jasper Bulldogs on Sept. 15.

Silsbee had to overcome a 16- point deficit after the Bulldogs took a 23-7 lead on running back Jerkerion Simmons’s 2-yard touchdown run with 10:35 left in the third quarter.

But the Tigers scored two touchdowns in a three-minute span to tie the game, 23-23, with 3:29 left in the third.

 

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