Lions Club Soccer Classic slated for Sunday, June 2
The International Association of Lions Clubs from Lehigh and Northampton counties recently announced the schedule and players for their 32nd Annual All Star Soccer Classic.
This year's event will be held on Sunday, June 2 at Whitehall High School. The games will again feature graduating high school senior all-star boys and girls from the Mountain Valley Conference, Colonial League and the Lehigh Valley Conference.
Starting time for the boys game will be 3 p.m. and the girls game will begin at 5 p.m.
The games will be part of a triple header with the FC LVU Lady Sonics playing at 7:30 p.m.
Because of the dedication to soccer by these outstanding athletes, their coaches and game officials, the Lions' Annual All-Star Classic has enabled District 14-K Lions Charitable Enterprises, Inc. to continue to support Lions Eye Care Programs, Diabetes Awareness Programs, Hearing Research Programs and Youth Scholarship Programs.
For more information go to www.lionssoccerclassic.com.
Players selected to represent their league and school were chosen from the seniors on the 2012 All-League teams and from newspaper all-area teams.
Local players who were sent invitations letters to participate include Northern Lehigh's Tyler Hoppes and Amber Kibler, Northwestern's Sara Jones and Anna Fricchione, and Pleasant Valley's Chris Skutnik, Jake Wathen, Haris Sabovic, Kayla Kishbaugh, Maria Cimino, Dianna Connor and Emily Schlogl.