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KOAA Athlete of the week: Jaylen Thomas, Vista Ridge football

Posted: 9:46 PM, Nov 14, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-14 23:46:04-05

Our KOAA News5 Athlete of the Week is Jaylen Thomas of Vista Ridge. 

The senior for the Wolves is a do it all back who doesn’t have a set position because he counted nine on the field that he can play. 

He’s scored 24 touchdowns in 2017; 10 rushing, 10 passing, 4 catching. He’s proven he’s a multi-threat player. 

"He’s just one of those kids that goes, ‘hey if we need to make a play I’ll make it – put me where I need to go so I can make that play," said head coach Jerimi Calip. 

Vista Ridge is into the quarterfinals in 4A and hosts Pueblo South on Saturday. The Wolves are one step closer to a state title. 

"It would feel great – that’s the goal, since day one," Thomas said.