Kenston Bombers’ kicker is the first female to ever score in an Ohio high school football title game

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Published: Dec. 3, 2018 at 2:43 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Kenston Bombers took home the Division III high school football championship with a 42-6 win over Kettering Archbishop Alter, but the team had other reasons to celebrate.

Kenston High School senior Anna Sanders became the first female ever to score a point in an Ohio High School Athletic Association football championship game.

Sanders, who used to be a trainer for the team, kicked a total of six extra-point field goals at the game held at Canton’s Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Friday.

“I never would have thought that we would be here in this moment right now,” Sanders said after the title game.

Anna Sanders Helps Kick Kenston Past Alter

Kenston defeated Alter 42-6 in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division III Football Championship. Anna Sanders is believed to be the first female kicker to appear in an Ohio state championship game. She spoke with MaryLee Melendez and Brett Hiltbrand after the game.

Posted by High School Blitz on Spectrum News 1 on Friday, November 30, 2018

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