GMAZ team takes #IceBucketChallenge, challenges evening crew

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

PHOENIX -- April Warnecke threw down the Ice Bucket Challenge gauntlet, and Scott Pasmore, Kaley O'Kelley, Javier Soto and Gina Maravilla picked it up -- on live TV.

It started during the 6 a.m. hour of Friday's "Good Morning Arizona," when Warnecke shared video of her family taking the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for The ALS Association.

Pasmore asked how it felt, and the challenge was issued.

"Well, I think you should find out," Warnecke said. "I think I'm going to challenge both of you."

Pasmore and O'Kelly were game and expanded the challenge to include Soto and Maravilla.

Buckets were found. Ice was procured. And just before the end of the show, the GMAZ crew stepped up to the challenge.

Before they did, however, they issued a challenge of their own to the evening crew -- Brandon Lee, Carey Peña, Fields Moseley, Jaime Cerreta, and Royal Normal.

Watch the video above to see how Soto tried to avoid a solid dousing. (He thought Warnecke's bucket was too small and chose his vessel accordingly.) The rest of the team, however, was not having any of that.

Thanks to Ice Bucket Challenge, The ALS Association has raised more than $4 million since July 29. What's more, the viral challenge has raised awareness of the disease.

The idea is that those who accept the Ice Bucket Challenge make a video of themselves dumping ice water on their heads and then make a donation to The ALS Association. Those who pass on the challenge are expected to make a larger donation, at least $100.

Watch: April Warnecke's challenge

Have you taken the Ice Bucket Challenge? If so, upload your video to azfamily.com!