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The winning team from Lakeland High School. TIFF KLINE PHOTOGRAPHY

The inaugural Nina’s High School Football Wing Bite-Eating Contest was held recently at the eatery’s Blakely location, 310 Main St.

Eight schools participated, with four players from each team. Each team was given a half-tray of wing bites ( 8 pounds of wing bites smothered in mild sauce; that’s 64 pounds of chicken bites). In less than 40 mins, the winner was chosen: the team from Lakeland, sponsored by The Backyard Ale House. The team won $1,000 and many prizes.

The team from Abington Heights placed second; the team from Valley View placed third. Other teams competing were Carbondale Area, North Pocono, Scranton Prep, Dunmore and Mid Valley.