Prep Football: Fourteen area grid players in Van Wert all-star game

The 15th annual Van Wert County Hospital All-Star Football Game will be held Friday, June 13 at Eggerss Stadium in Van Wert.

Thirty-three players from the Western Buckeye League will compete against a combined squad of 33 players from the Northwest Conference and the Lima area.

Representing Ottawa-Glandorf on the WBL team will be Tyler Zender, Brad Racer, Derek Ebbeskotte and Cody Alt.

Ada’s Austin Dumbaugh, Matthew Wilcox, Hunter Waller, Saed Al-Oumat and Spencer Archer, Bluffton’s Noah Stratton and Drake Luginbuhl and Columbus Grove’s Mason Smith are area players on the NWC-Lima area squad.

The WBL All-Stars will be led by Elida head coach Jason Carpenter, while the NWC-Lima area team will have Convoy Crestview head coach Jared Owens at the helm.

The gates will open at 6:30 p.m. Kickoff is slated for 7:30.

All tickets are $5 at the gate.



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