Eagles are RED HOT!

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Eagle football is undefeated three games through the season after convincing wins against St. John’s, Lumberton, and Nolan Catholic. 

“We can score at any moment. We’re a threat from any point on the field,” said Eagle wide receiver James Dickinson ‘23. The star of the show thus far has been the offense. Led by standout junior quarterback Donte Lewis and powerful back Johann Cardenas, they have outscored their opponents 130-79, averaging a whopping 43 points per game. Lewis was the star of the first game vs. St. John’s for STH, throwing an absurd 6 touchdown passes for over 400 yards through the air. Cardenas, however, asserted his dominance over defenses the next two games rushing for over 200 yards and 4 touchdowns each game. Cardenas has averaged over 8 yards per carry through the first three games of the season, a statistic that has gained some important next-level attention for the young running back. 

While offensive firepower is at an all-time high, so is eagle fight. “Our offense is crazy this year. Eagle fans are thinking state or bust!” said Eagle Guard member Ben Burch ‘23. Burch is in no way wrong. Granger stadium was absolutely buzzing during the home game against Lumberton. Lumberton had bussed in over 700 fans for the game alone. Despite a thirty-minute rain delay that temporarily dulled the spirit of STH fans, that number seemed measly compared to the overwhelming sea of red and white that showed.

St. Thomas football looks to remain undefeated in their upcoming showdown vs. winless JP2. They should continue to dominate offensively, giving the defense more time to settle in. A win vs JP2 would set up a more competitive showdown against Houston rival Kinkaid. Members of the team still remember the controversy and heartbreak from last season’s loss and use that as motivation to defeat Kinkaid this year. 

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