FOOTBALL: Thompson started and lettered two years for the Braves as a defensive back. He made 33 tackles, including one sack, during his senior year and finished his career with 94 tackles (38 solo and 56 assisted).
WRESTLING: Thompson won consecutive state titles as a junior and a senior and compiled a 170-47 career record with the Braves. A six-time letterwinner, Thompson earned all-conference honors three times in his career. He was 36-1 as a senior. In section meets, he finished first as both a senior and a junior, second as a sophomore, third in both his eight grade and freshman years, and fourth as a seventh-grader.
TRACK: He lettered five times in track as a pole vaulter. Thompson won the West Central South Conference pole vault as a junior and senior and finished second as a sophomore. He placed third in the section meet each of the last two years. He currently holds the Benson/KMS school record with a vault of 13-feet.