Punt, Pass and Kick competition action

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 27 August 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman

Dozens of young football enthusiasts took part in the local Punt, Pass and Kick competition this evening at Bullard Park in Albion. The boy and girl winners in each age group advance to the district competition. Here Allison Gibson lets loose with a pass by coach Joe Fuller.

Cade Wolcott (boys ages 10 and 11) is in action in the kicking competition.

Photos by Tom Rivers

Anthony Freeman fires the football in the boys 12 and 13 division. Freeman was second with 190 combined feet in throwing, punting and kicking.

Thomas Furmanski follows through with a big kick. He won the 12 and 13 division with a combined 266 feet, 8 inches.

The first place winners in the Punt, Pass and Kick competition include, front row, from left: David Stritzinger (boys 8 and 9) with 145 feet, 3 inches; Reuben Rivers (boys 10 and 11) with 180 feet, 1 inch; and Nathan Gibson (boys 6 and 7) with 83 feet, 9 inches. Back row: Abbie Kincaid (girls 6 and 7) with 34 feet, 2 inches; Thomas Furmanski (boys 12 and 13) with 266 feet, 8 inches; Nate Moore (boys 14 and 15) with 296 feet, 7 inches; and Allison Gibson (girls 8 and 9) with 132 feet, 11 inches.