Austyn Chestnut of Reidsville Ties State Record With 3 Punt Return TDS In Game

Austyn Chesnut Sets State Record

REIDSVILLE, N.C.  --  Here’s a tip if your team is facing Reidsville — kick it away from punt returner Austyn Chestnut.

Chestnut tied a North Carolina state record for punt return touchdowns in a game when he returned three in a 63-0 victory against Morehead. The returns were from 34, 49 and 71 yards.

Vishone Kennion also had three for East Duplin against Richlands in 1997.

The performance also ties the 5-8, 155-pound Chestnut for fourth in the nation for single-game punt return touchdowns.

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