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SECTION VIII SCHOOLS TO PARTICIPATE IN NEW YORK JETS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Date posted: 2/2/2022
Posted by: Karen Wohlrab

 

Pictured from left to right: Isis Person Jouissance (Freeport HS), Isabella Sanchez (Lynbrook HS), Alyssa Papasodero (Massapequa HS), Bella Silvestri (Long Beach HS), Emma Kimmel (Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK HS), Meraxis Altamirano (Hempstead HS), Danielle Jauregui (Locust Valley HS) and Brooke Friedman (West Hempstead HS).

Student-athletes from Section VIII visited MetLife Staduim on Tuesday, February 1 for a New York Jets High School Girls Flag Football League event in conjunction with National Girls & Women in Sports Day.

Teams from Freeport, Hempstead, Locust Valley, Long Beach, Lynbrook, Massapequa, Plainview-Old Bethpage and West Hempstead will compete when games begin this spring.

The student-athletes toured the facility and enjoyed panel discussions with members of the Jets’ Women’s Organization, who will also be mentoring some of the girls. Each student-athlete received a uniform and gear, presented to them in personalized locker room stalls.

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