More than 40 participants from Northern and Central California, Southern Utah, Northern and Central Nevada took part in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Team Championship, on Nov. 29, in San Jose, California. The competition was hosted by the San Francisco 49ers and Daly City Parks & Recreation District, a suburb of San Francisco, California.
Eight children from the Team Sectional recently held in Mesquite traveled to the Team Championship in San Jose, California
Team Championship Places in their age groups:
Jackson Winters: 2nd Place 6-7 Boys Div. St. George, Utah.
Victoria Tausiuga: 1st Place 8-9 Girls Div. Mesquite, Nevada.
Jon Paul Lui: 1st Place 8-9 Boys Div. St. George, Utah.
Brooklin Montoya: 3rd Place 10-11 Girls Div. Mesquite, Nevada.
Joseph Garrett: 3rd Place 10-11 Boys Div. Cedar City, Utah
Eris Lewis: 4th Place 12-13 Girls Div. Mesquite, Nevada.
Wyatt Delano: 2nd Place 12-13 Boys Div. Mesquite, Nevada.
Keenan Togisala: 2nd Place 14-15 Boys Div. Cedar City, Utah.
“The City of Mesquite competitors had a great showing by taking home four finishing in the top four places. We are very proud of all of these individuals for going and competing at the next level. These eight kids made the cut over thousands of other children to represent their Sectional Area,” Nick Montoya, Interim Director, City of Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services.
“It was a great experience for the kids to be showcased on the Jumbo Tron and their names were being called out to the 70,000 plus screaming fans cheering them on at an NFL game between the San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals in an NFL stadium (Levi Stadium) during the pre-game ceremonies,” Montoya added.
The City of Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services would like to congratulate all the competitors for a great showing.
More than 40 + participants from Northern and Central California, Southern Utah, Northern and Central Nevada, All the youth being honored on the Sony Jumbo-tron at Levi Stadium at the opening ceremonies.