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Price's Give 'Em Five Sun Bowl Punt, Pass & Kick (Sectional Competition) at Sun Bowl Stadium, Tuesday, October 18, 2016, in El Paso, Texas. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre/Sun Bowl Association

El Paso PP&K Qualifiers Set to Compete in Dallas Team Championships

Two participants from the El Paso area have qualified to move on to the Team Championships of the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick (PP&K), and will compete on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 8:30 a.m. in Arlington, Texas.

Manuel Almestica Jr. and Beth Baumler will travel to the AT&T Stadium in Arlington to compete against other qualifiers the day before the Dallas Cowboys vs. Baltimore Ravens game.

Almestica Jr. earned top-qualifying honors in the boys’ 14-15 age division on Oct. 18 at the Sun Bowl Stadium when he scored a total of 355’2” (109’3” punt, 114’1” pass and 131’10” kick) during the Price’s “Give ‘Em Five” Sun Bowl Punt, Pass and Kick presented by El Paso Parks & Recreation.

Price's Give 'Em Five Sun Bowl Punt, Pass & Kick (Sectional Competition) at Sun Bowl Stadium, Tuesday, October 18, 2016, in El Paso, Texas. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre/Sun Bowl Association
Price’s Give ‘Em Five Sun Bowl Punt, Pass & Kick (Sectional Competition) at Sun Bowl Stadium, Tuesday, October 18, 2016, in El Paso, Texas. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre/Sun Bowl Association

Baumler, who finished as the top-qualifier of the girls’ 14-15 age group, earned a total score of 307’2” (94’0” punt, 78’7” pass and 134’7” kick) during the Sun Bowl PP&K event.

This is Baumler’s fourth year representing El Paso in the Team Championship.

“I am very proud of our two PP&K qualifiers who will represent El Paso at the Team Championships in Arlington,” said Sun Bowl Association Executive Director Bernie Olivas. “They came out on top over thousands of other boys and girls who competed in the PP&K Sectional Competition.”

The two El Paso qualifiers will compete against six other qualifiers of the Dallas Cowboys PP&K region.

The top-four high scorers in each of the 10 age divisions from all 32 team championship events will advance to the PP&K National Championships, which takes place in January at a NFL playoff game.

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