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Hillsborough County Senior All-Star Football game set for Saturday

The game will be held aat Raymond James Stadium
Bloomingdale's Gabriel Akpewero runs for a touchdown against Tampa Bay Tech on Oct. 4. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
Bloomingdale's Gabriel Akpewero runs for a touchdown against Tampa Bay Tech on Oct. 4. [LUIS SANTANA | Times]
Published Dec. 14, 2019

When/Where: 6 p.m., Raymond James Stadium

Cost: $5 admission and parking. Kids under 5 are free.

Format: The game is for public and private school seniors. The teams were selected by county coaches.

East roster

Armwood: Patrick Oden, Nolan Troyer; Bloomingdale: Lance Alderson, Gabriel Akpewero, Javon Stephens, Jack Sykes; Brandon: Jaden Exume, Asanta Watson; Cambridge Christian: Rhett Stiehl; Durant: Bradley Guasto, Lane Robbins; East Bay: Keyaun Kinney, Jaden Santos-Lopez, Logan Webb; Freedom: Hussein Hafiz; Lennard: Tanner Evans, Xavier Mitchell, Braden Nash, Davion Papious, Aaron Smith; Newsome: Kyle Hoerner, Kyle Sellers, Fisher Sweeney; Plant City: Melek Ford, Makenzie Kennedy, Zamir Knighten, Antron Robinson; Riverview: Ty Tyson, Devin White; Seffner Christian: Tristan Kistler, Justin Stubbs; Spoto: Anderson Aricy, Darius Gaffney; Strawberry Crest: Jonah Spivey, Joe Witherington; Tampa Bay Tech: Osmanis Aguilera, Michael Moment, Bobby Moore, Javon Pearson, Damarhi Pettaway; Tampa Catholic: Jayden Bethea, Tim Young; Wharton: Ed Marcelin, Benyon Williams.

West roster

Alonso: Jake Donovan, Nick Licata, Dylan Schneider, Austin Walters; Blake: Jordan Clark, James Revear, Andrew Kindell-Wilson; Carrollwood Day: Reidel Anthony Jr., Joshua Jackson, Dominic Smith; Chamberlain: Aldo Camacho, Edson Edmond, Bruce Jackson Jr., Xavier Perez, Cesar Reyes; Gaither: Tony Bartalo, Sammie Lee, Hunter Mintzer, Robert Zanders; Hillsborough: LeVaris Jackson, Marlon Tyler, Victure White; Jefferson: Tyrone Howard, Caleb Walker, Charles Williams; Jesuit: Trevor Mayberry; King: Sam Desir, Nate Martinez; Leto: Isaiah Olivero, Christopher Rodriguez, Darryl Townsend Jr.; Middleton: Gabe Weldon; Plant: Dylan Berry, Ben Hestorff; Sickles: Jalen Joyce, Cole Kingsbury, Matt Mendez, Parker Sneed; Robinson: Destin Gainer, Paul Miller; Steinbrenner: Jose Bautista, Robert Patterson, Carson Streicher; Tampa Bay Christian: LeeJah Johnson, Russ Shupell.


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