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Huntington’s Jonny Aya-ay kicks an extra point as the Highlanders take on Spring Valley during a high school football game in 2022 at Spring Valley High School in Huntington.

Jonny Aya-ay’s middle school joke might have landed him a college scholarship.

Marshall University offered the Huntington High School all-state junior kicker on Saturday during his visit.

Tim Stephens is a sports writer with The Herald-Dispatch.

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