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Clarkston's Jerke boots 52-yard field goal in 16-14 win

2:14 PM, Oct 2, 2012   |    comments
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Sophomore place kicker Santino Jerke moved into a tie for the fifth longest field goal in DeKalb County Schools' history with his 52-yard kick in a 16-14 win over Hapeville Charter last Friday night.

Jerke moves into a tie with Ron Rice of Lithonia (1979), Redan's Kevin Butler (1979, 1980), Redan's Chris Gardocki (1985, twice) and Stone Mountain's Kanon Parkman (1990) with 52-yard field goals to their credit.

The kick moves Jerke into first place all-time at Clarkston surpassing a long of 47 yards by Tim Hardaway in 1994.

Gardocki (1987) and Parkman (1990) are tied for the longest field goal for a DeKalb school at 57 yards.

Dunwoody's Austin Copper is in second with a distance of 56 yards (1996) and Rice is third with a long of 54 yards.

The fourth place group all hit from 53 yards including Gardocki (1987), David Moffett of Redan (1981, 1982) and Jon Harper of Tucker (1993).

DeKalb Co. Schools

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