Poynette HS kicker sets Wisconsin state record with 5 FG’s

by Jeff Fisher

Poynette High School Pumas footballPoynette junior kicker Anthony Rittmeyer booted a Wisconsin state record five field goals Friday night in his team’s 36-14 victory over Laconia in the opening round of the Division 5 playoffs.

Coming into the game, Rittmeyer was 2 of 4 on field goal attempts.  The record was set on field goals of 27, 28, 31, 38 and 41 yards, according to the Portage Daily Register.  Poynette advances to the second round of the postseason with a 9-1 record.

The national high school football record for field goals in a game is nine set by Albuquerque Menaul High School’s (New Mexico) Dominic Gutierrez in 1990.

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Jeff Fisher
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