The Green Bay Packers on Sunday hosted the team championship of the annual NFL Punt,
Pass and Kick competition prior to the Packers-Falcons game.
Sunday's participants, 20 boys and 20 girls ages 6 to 15, advanced through local, regional and
sectional competitions across Wisconsin to reach the championship contest which took place
this morning in the Don Hutson Center. All 40 competitors then displayed their passing talents
on Lambeau Field as part of the pregame festivities, with the competition winners being
introduced as well.
The first-place winning girls and boys in each age group follow: (6 and 7 year olds) Abby Cole,
Fond du Lac; Marco Damiani, Cambridge; (8 and 9 year olds) Elisabeth Queoff, Fitchburg;
Lucas Heyroth, Lodi; (10 and 11 year olds) Calete Lockington, Melrose; Mitchell Mahler,
Cleveland; (12 and 13 year olds) McKenzie Poetzel, Menomonee Falls; Curtis Flannick,
Menomonee Falls; (14 and 15 year olds) Jenna Curtis, Webster; Lance Andrew, Fitchburg.
The winners' results will now be matched against others across the NFL and qualifying
individuals will advance to the national contest to be held at a to-be-determined NFL playoff
Other girls and boys competing Sunday included (6 and 7 year olds); Addison Lavicka, Athens;
Kayla McCorkle, Muscoda; MaKenna Schoof, Brodhead; Brady Kuhn, Onalaska; Ethan
Peterson, Fond du Lac; Thomas Schmidt, Franklin; (8 and 9 year olds) Abigail Greisen,
Birchwood; Victoria Lantz, Argyle; Brooklyn Manz, Kiel; Ashton Beers, Slinger; Drew
Kedrowicz, Stevens Point; Jack Strand, Bloomer; (10 and 11 year olds) Madison Kowalski,
Mosinee; Sami Martin, Platteville; Olivia Osborn, Waukesha; Dragan Kesich, Oak Creek; Jack
Knight, Verona; Carsen Stenberg, Balsam Lake; (12 and 13 year olds) Mackenzie Fries,
Medford; Rachel Peterson, La Crosse; Madison Sieczkowski, Hartford; Joshua Carroll,
Spooner; Cody McMillian, Belleville; Jack Noffke, New London; (14 and 15 year olds) Marissa
Igunbor, Menomonee Falls; Rosie Kearney, Lodi; Tess Keyzers, Little Chute; Elijah Alt, Lone
Rock; Nathan Baranek, De Pere; and Jackson Lindquist, Eau Claire.
More than 3 million youngsters nationwide took part in this year's program. The Wisconsin
Jaycees facilitated many of the competitions across the state. More information on the NFL's
youth football programs can be found online at www.nflyouthfootball.com.