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The third annual NY*PA Corporate Cup Soccer Showcase will be held Saturday, May 18, at the University of Pitt-Bradford’s Kessel Athletic Complex. The Girls’ Game starts at 1 p.m., followed by the Boys’ Game at 4.

The goal of the NY*PA Corporate Cup Soccer Showcase is to provide athletic as well as academic opportunities for players from the 28 local High Schools. College coaches come to watch the game and assess player talent for their college soccer programs.

The Pennsylvania Boys’ coaches are: Rich Esposito, Brockway head coach; T.J. Weaver, Elk County Catholic assistant coach; Matt Erickson, DuBois assistant coach; Denny Flatt, Warren assistant coach; and Mike Puhala, Brockway assistant coach.

Pennsylvania Boys’ players are C.J. McGowan, St. Mary’s; Vinicius Nunes, St. Mary’s; Mathew Franz, Bradford; Coby Novak, St. Mary’s; Foster Kosa, Northern Potter; Zachary Edwards, DuBois Catholic; Zane Puhala, Brockway; Jason French, Bradford; Colton Swanson, Bradford; Jacob Anderson, Brockway; Ian Grady, Bradford; Evan Schmidt, Bradford; Tyler McIntosh, DuBois Catholic; Caleb Lindell, Warren; Shawn McNeil, Port Allegany-Smethport; Jonathan Schoeneman, DuBois Catholic; Mason Feikls, Kane; Gabriel Kear, Elk County Catholic; Brennan Grady, Bradford; Kylen Duran, DuBois; Ryan Miller, Bradford; and Jonathan Barroqueiro, Coudersport.

The Pennsylvania Girls’ coaches are: Greg Maddalena, Ridgway head coach; David Britten, Brockway assistant coach; Warren Shaw, Bradford assistant coach; Jessica Leadbetter, Brockway assistant coach; and DeAnna Kelley, Ridgway assistant coach.

Pennsylvania Girls’ players are: Victoria Hallberg, Kane; Regan Johnson, Bradford; Olivia Sorg, Elk County Catholic; Kayla Jamison, Brockway, Mikayla Bond, Bradford; Chloe Shaw, Bradford; Mackenzie Lucas, Bradford; Lindsey Kocjancic, Ridgway; Mackenzie Overbeck, Brockway; Chanell Britten, Brockway; Samantha Tanner, Port Allegany-Smethport; Jordan Bundy, Ridgway; Stefanie Hoyt, DuBois; Morrigan Decker, Brockway; Rylee Wadding, DuBois; Lauren Placer, Bradford; Kyla Johnson, St. Mary’s; Lauren Eckert, St. Mary’s; Kaylee Muccio, St. Mary’s; Britney Shaw, St. Mary’s; Emily Prince, Bradford; and Kyleigh Wilson, Warren.

In 2018, athletes played in front of about 1,000 spectators while another 1,500 fans watched the game on Facebook Live. Eighteen college coaches were present to scout players from both the New York and Pennsylvania teams.

Watch this year’s game live on the Facebook page Olean Soccer Club, Olean, N.Y.

For player information contact: Kris Linderman, co-founder, at 716-244-0635 or rslinderman@verizon.net or David Talbot, co-founder, at 716-372-9988 pro dt22stpfc@yahoo.com.