With a national television audience looking-on, defending 7A state champion Thompson, ranked No. 1 in the High School Football America Alabama Top 10, beat No. 2 Hewitt-Trussville 35-21 Friday night.
Junior quarterback Conner Harrell had another big game, completing 17-of 23 passes for 325 yards with three touchdowns. Ryan Peppins caught six of those balls with 136 yards and two TD’s.
Thompson 14, Hewitt-Trussville 7 | 11:12 2Q | Connor Harrell to Ryan Peppins on a 5-yard touchdown pass play for the Warriors. Thompson leads again. pic.twitter.com/Qm2q4VFBNW— Alabama7AFootball (@AL7AFootball) September 19, 2020
Thompson 28, Hewitt-Trussville 14 | 5:33 2Q | Connor Harrell to Ryan Peppins on 66-yard touchdown pass play for the Warriors. Speed! More Speed! Another gear!@connerharrell2 @RPeppins pic.twitter.com/IMtgvcv2hQ— Alabama7AFootball (@AL7AFootball) September 19, 2020
Thompson is now 5-0 overall and 3-0 in 7A Region 3. H-T is 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the region.