WATERLOO - Eryn Gould and Jackson Marcotte placed first at the Waterloo, Illinois Sectional of the NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition on October 6th.  They will advance to the State Final Team Competition if their scores are in the top 4 of 5 sectional sites in the St. Louis Area.

These participants will be notified by the end of October to see if they advance.  Eryn, the 13 year old daughter of Pat and Tamara Gould, placed first in the Girls 12/13 year old division with a score of 254’7”.  Jackson, the 12 year old son of Miles and Theresa Marcotte, won the Boys 12/13 year old division with a score of 322’3”. If Gould and Marcotte are able to advance, they will compete before the St. Louis Rams/San Francisco 49er game on Sunday, December 2nd.  Also, Mt. Carmel had lots of second place finishers: Kaleb Applebey in the Boys 8-9 year old division, Carli Merritt in the Girls 6-7 year old division, Madi Merritt in the Girls 10-11 year old division, and Dylan Marshall in the Girls 14-15 year old division. Third place finishers were: Sampson Margelin in the Boys 14-15 year old division and Kenley Drone in the Girls 8-9 year old division. Other Mt. Carmel competitor was Ryan Johnson-Boys 10/11 year old division.