Six advance through local Punt, Pass and Kick competition

POPLARVILLE – Six contestants came out on top in the National Football League Punt, Pass and Kick competition held Thursday, Sept. 30, at Pearl River Community College.The first place winners will advance to sectional competition later this month with the chance to move up to the Team Championship. The finals will be held in January at a New Orleans Saints divisonal playoff game.First, second and third place winners in the Poplarville competition were:Boys, ages 6-7: Peyton Thigpen of Carriere, first; Nolan Walters of Carriere, second; and Clay Mikell of Poplarville, third.Boys, ages 8-9: Joshua Brown of Poplarville, first; Neal Berry of Gulfport, second; and Blaise Breerwood of Poplarville, third.Boys, ages 10-11: Anthony Papa of Lacombe, La., first; Kederick Powers of Sumrall, second; and Kobe Taylor of Poplarville, third.Girls, ages 10-11: Anna Snider of Picayune, first, and Emily Seal of Poplarville, second.Boys, ages 12-13: Dalton Reiden of Wiggins, first; Cody Miller of Carriere, second; and Zach Taylor of Poplarville, third.Boys, ages 14-15: Trey Revere of Carriere, first; Malik Lucas of Poplarville, second; and Cody Mikell of Poplarville, third.

Each community college president is asked to bring two (2) wrapped door prizes, minimum value of $50 each. We will have a station set up at the conference for you to drop off the door prizes.

Each community college is asked to provide name tags for their Board members, administration, and staff attending the conference.