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Central Valley’s High School Austin Rehkow kicks state record 67-yard field goal, Spokane, WA.  It was a game-tying kick that sent Central Valley into overtime where the Bears outlasted rival Shadle Park, 62-55.

According to The National Federation of High Schools Record Book, Rehkow’s kick is tied for the second-longest kick in the country. Dirk Borgognone, from Reno, Nev., holds the record with a 68-yard field goal in 1985. The other two kickers with 67-yard field goals are from Georgia (in 1999) and Texas (in 1987).

The NFL record for longest made field goal is 63 yards and is shared by Tom Dempsey, Jason Elam, Sebastian Janikowski and David Akers.

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