Hill takes first at PP&K

Published 2:27 pm Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Greenville’s Christian Hill will compete in a Punt, Pass & Kick competition at the Georgia Dome on Nov. 29.

Greenville’s Christian Hill is Atlanta bound.

The 7-year-old won his age division at the Punt, Pass & Kick sectional competition at Dothan’s Westgate Park on Oct. 21. With the victory, Hill advanced to Atlanta to compete against winners from Florida, Mississippi and Georgia at the Georgia Dome Nov. 29, the same night the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints face off.

Hill won the sectional competition with a total score of 164.

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He threw the ball 60 feet, kicked it 52 feet and punted it 52 feet to secure his second victory at the sectional competition in the last two years.

Hill is a three-time winner of the local Punt, Pass & Kick competition.

In September, Hill scored 135.9 points to claim first place in the 6 and 7 year-old division of the Greenville Parks and Recreation Department’s Punt, Pass & Kick competition.

He scored more than 70 points higher than his closest competition.

Hill punted the ball 40 feet, 4 inches; kicked it 46 feet, 3 inches; and threw the ball 49 feet, 2 inches to earn the win.