Girl player Kendall Breland scores touchdown for Laurel High School

Published 2:03 pm Sunday, October 9, 2016

The Laurel Golden Tornadoes have been rolling since their loss to Hattiesburg in week two. On Friday, Laurel won its fifth game in a row and made school history.

Up 7-0 in the first quarter, senior Kendall Breland rushed into the end zone from a yard out, becoming the first female in school history to score a touchdown in a varsity high school game.

WDAM-TV reports it’s also believed to be the first touchdown scored by a female in the history of Mississippi high school football.

Breland, who normally plays defense, said getting the score felt “awesome.”

She and the Golden Tornadoes (6-1) would go on to beat Wingfield, 61-14.