Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Amat was already a soccer star at Pinckney High. She told her soccer coach that she wanted to kick footballs as well. Head football coach Dan Burholder was impressed, so he put her on the team. Friday night was Brianna's biggest game against Grand Blanc, who was ranked No. 7 in the state. Pinckney went on to beat Grand Blanc 9-7, thanks to Brianna.
As if written for a made-for-TV movie, Brianna then went on to be crowned Homecoming Queen. Sweet, yes?
I love stories about girls who do amazing things, especially when it comes to sports. And it's refreshing to read stories about teenagers who do good things for a change. We always get too much of the bad, rarely any of the good. Brianna is my hero this week. Click here for the full scoop.