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Photo provided Erin O'Kane races forward to boot the football during the kicking competition at the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition Aug. 18 in Wadena.

Punt, Pass and Kick competition held Aug. 18

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More than 30 boys and girls competed in the annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition Aug. 18 in Wadena.

Jordan O'Kane of Wadena won the 6-7 girls' division with a total of 26-6. Tess Johnson of Wadena won the 8-9 class with a 67-11 score. Wadena's Allison O'Kane won the 10-12 competition with a combined distance of 110-2.


Wadena's Josh and Justin Dykhoff won the boys' 6-7 and 8-9 competition with combined distances of 113 feet and 132-1. Mack Jones of Wadena racked up 198-10 in winning the 10-11 division. Deer Creek's Jacob Manselle went 197-4 in the 12-13 competition. Ricky Price of Wadena won the 14-15 age group with a distance of 214-5.

The eight winners now move to sectional competition. Sectional winners qualify for the team championship competition to be held prior to a Minnesota Vikings football game.

Brian Hansel
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