Homecoming Queen Kicks Winning Field Goal


PINCHNEY, Mich., Oct. 3 (UPI) — The first girl to play on a Michigan high school’s varsity football team was crowned homecoming queen and then went out and kicked a game-winning field goal.

Brianna Amat, a Pinchney High soccer star turned varsity football kicker, said she received a note at halftime of the Friday night game against Grand Blanc telling her to come out of the locker room and she was shocked to find herself crowned homecoming queen, WJBK-TV, Detroit, reported Monday.

Later, with 5 minutes left in the third quarter, Amat kicked a 31-yard field goal, a personal record, to win the game 9-7.

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