CBS62logoNEW2013_blue_final_header_White wwj950-sm2011b 971-ticket-35smb 35h_CBSSportsRad_Detroit

Local

Michigan Homecoming Queen Kicks Winning Field Goal

View Comments
Brianna Amat poses at Pinckney Community High School in Pinckney, Mich. (AP Photo/Daily Press & Argus, Alan Ward)

Brianna Amat poses at Pinckney Community High School in Pinckney, Mich. (AP Photo/Daily Press & Argus, Alan Ward)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

PINCKNEY (AP) – Shortly after being named homecoming queen, a Michigan girl gave her fellow students another big reason to cheer: Brianna Amat kicked the field goal that proved to be the difference as Pinckney Community High School beat Grand Blanc 9-7 on Friday.

Earlier, she rode in Pinckney’s homecoming parade, wearing her football uniform, along with the team’s quarterback.

She tells the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus of Howell that after the soccer season ended last school year she gave field goal kicking a try at the urging of the school’s coaches. She has been playing soccer since age 3.

She credits her teammates for helping her kick, especially the two who snap and hold the ball for her.

Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,865 other followers