Senior football players picked for North-South game
CASTLETON — Nine local athletes are among the seniors selected from the state’s 31 high school football programs to play in Vermont’s 16th annual North-South all-star game, which is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Nov. 19 at Castleton University’s Spartan Stadium.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and will be available at the gate starting an hour before kickoff. Proceeds benefit the scholarship and grant programs of the Vermont Chapter of the National Football Foundation.
Four members of the Division I Middlebury Union squad were named: tight end/defensive end/kicker Doug DeLorenzo, quarterback/defensive back Andrew Gleason, tailback/linebacker Trey Kaufmann and lineman Nate Warren.
Three members of the D-III Otter Valley Union squad were chosen: running back Brent Nickerson and linemen Erik Sherman and Greg Whitney.
Two members of the Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative team were selected, lineman Josh Roscoe and quarterback/defensive back Coleman Russell.
Milton’s Drew Gordon will coach of the North squad, while Bellows Falls’ Bob Lockerby will lead the South team. Rosters for the two teams are subject to change before the game.