Bonding to build a bright future: Varsity football team plays two-hand touch with Bullpups

| October 8, 2020 1:00 AM

SANDPOINT — The Sandpoint High School varsity football team played 8-on-8 two-hand touch football with the seventh and eighth graders at Sandpoint Middle School on Wednesday.

Sandpoint football head coach Ryan Knowles said about 160 kids took part in the event.

The tournament allowed the varsity players to mentor the future stars of Bulldog football.

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Adam Bucholtz (top) receives a piggy back ride from Brandon Sargent during Wednesday's two-hand touch football at SHS.

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Alex Leverich tries to evade a defender on Wednesday.

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Auggie Lehman scrambles and looks for an open receiver on Wednesday.

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Ben Stockton tries to avoid a defender on Wednesday.

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Zac Whittom jukes a middle school defender on Wednesday.

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Gerrit Cox (left) gets "tackled" by a middle schooler on Wednesday.

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Elijah Larson prepares to throw a pass on Wednesday.

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Braden Kappen scrambles to avoid being tackled on Wednesday.

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Trevan Adam (left) reaches out to try and make a "tackle" on Wednesday.