Seven picked for football all-star game
CASTLETON — Seven local senior high school football players have been selected to take the field in this Saturday’s annual North-South Football All-Star Game, which will kickoff at 12:30 p.m. at Castleton University’s Dave Wolk Stadium.
Five Middlebury athletes will play for the South team: running back/defensive back Tyler Buxton, defensive back/quarterback Tim Goettelmann, linebacker/running back Ian Ploof, two-way lineman Trysten Quesnel, and fullback/linebacker Thatcher Trudeau. One Otter Valley player will join them on the South team, Jared Denis.
Two-way lineman Jonathan Lapell from the Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative team will line up for the North team.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students. They will be available at the gate beginning one hour before game time. All proceeds benefit the scholarship and grant programs of the Vermont Chapter of the National Football Foundation.