Phillip Colucci has lived his young life with the belief he can do anything.
A seventh-grader from Chardon Middle School who has cerebral palsy, Phillip proved it to everyone else at Nick Carter Stadium at Eastlake North High School on Sept. 27.
Taking a handoff from quarterback Jacob Snow, Colucci scored a 1-yard touchdown run for his first career score in the second quarter of Chardon’s 36-0 win over Willowick.
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“I scored a touchdown,” the soft-spoken teenager said through a beaming smile, clutching tight in his hands the game ball the team presented him after the game. “It was kind of exciting.”
Not just for Phillip, but also for his teammates, who wildly celebrated the touchdown.
For his coaches, who met him as he trotted off the field, and hugged him.
For the Chardon fans, including Phillip’s mother who recorded the touchdown from the top row of the bleachers.
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