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Apple Cup field goal kick could win money for charity

Apple Cup field goal kick could win money for charity

SPOKANE, Wash - One football fan will put $1,000 on the line as he tries to kick a field goal during Friday's Apple Cup game.

Shawn Lepisi works for Second Harvest Food Bank. During halftime of Friday's game, he'll try a 25-yard field goal. If he wins, he'll win the money for the food bank. $1,000 will also pay for a WSU scholarship.

It's part of Allstate's Good Hands program.

Lepisi spent part of his Thanksgiving morning, practicing kicks with his four-year old son at Hart Field in Spokane.

Is he nervous to try the kick in front of 35,000 screaming fans?

"Very much so," Lepisi said. "But, I'm actually excited for the game as well."

While he has a football background, kicking is not really his thing. He hopes to make it his thing Friday, even if it's just for one kick.

If he hits the field goal, that $1,000 will pay for 5,000 meals at Second Harvest.

Lepisi told KXLY he has gone out to practice three different times. His success rate so far: about 50%