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Girl becomes first to throw touchdown in Florida varsity high school football

Holly Neher hit Alexander Shelton for a 42-yard score in a 21-7 loss to Hallandale.
Holly Neher hit Alexander Shelton for a 42-yard score in a 21-7 loss to Hallandale.

Holly Neher of Hollywood Hills (Fla.) made history Thursday night when she became the first girl to throw a touchdown pass in a varsity tackle football game in Florida.

On just her third snap from center, the tiny junior hit Alexander Shelton for a 42-yard score in a 21-7 loss to Hallandale.

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She completed her second pass for 24 yards and finished 2 for 4 for 66 yards. She also absorbed two roughing the passer penalties, according to the Miami Herald.