Area Youth Capture Honors at the City of Pittsfield NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition

Twenty-four youth participants participated in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition hosted by the City of Pittsfield Recreation Program on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Taconic High School.

The following youth earned first-place honors in their respective age groups:

GIRLS

Name

Hometown

Total Score*

Age 6-7

Rafaella Canino

Pittsfield

26

Age 8-9

Madysen Pelkey

Washington

72

Age 10-11

Emma Blazick

Dalton

84

Age 12-13

Lauren Crocker

Pittsfield

168 8

BOYS

Name

Hometown

Total Score*

Age 6-7                

Evan Roccabruna

Pittsfield

106 5

Age 8-9

Chase Cook

Pittsfield

165

Age 10-11

Luciano Canino

Pittsfield

183

Age 12-13

Jaden Keefner

Pittsfield

287

* Cumulative total of one punt, one pass, and one kick.

These eight winners will move on to a sectional competition, scheduled for Monday, Oct. 10 in Westfield, Mass. They could qualify for the Team Championships competition, to be held at a date to be determined, in conjunction with a New England Patriots game.

About NFL Punt, Pass & Kick The NFL Punt, Pass & Kick football competition allows youngsters to showcase their talents in punting, passing and kicking with scores based on distance and accuracy.

A number of NFL players have completed in NFL Punt, Pass & Kick, including top former and current NFL quarterbacks such as Dan Marino and Drew Bledsoe.

The National NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition is administered by USA Football. This local Punt, Pass & Kick (Local PP&K) competition is officially licensed by NFL Properties LLC, but none of the National Football League (NFL), its member clubs, NFL Ventures, L.P. or any of their respective affiliates or subsidiaries are sponsoring or operating the Local PP&K or will have any liability or responsibility for any claims arising in connection with participation in the Local PP&K. All NFL-related logos and marks, including, without limitation, the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick logo, are trademarks of the NFL or the respective member club.