CASTLETON -- The 40th annual Lions Twin State Soccer Matches, featuring graduating high school players from Vermont and New Hampshire, will take place on Saturday, July 19, at Castleton State College. The women's match will begin at 4 p.m. and the men's match will start 30 minutes after the conclusion (approximately 6:30 p.m.).
Colin Lozito, Sam Molner and coach Buddy Hayford will all represent undefeated and Division 4 champion Twin Valley High School as part of the Vermont men's team. Hayford will be one of three assistants, joining head coach Richard "Doc" Seubert of Middlebury.
New Hampshire has a 16-12-8 record in the men's series, having outscored Vermont by a combined 67-56.
The money raised from this event will go to NH Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation and the Austine Green Mountain Lions Hearing Impaired Camp.
The Vermont women's team: Players -- Morgan Kathan, Black River; Haliana Burhans, CVU; Anna Paterson, Spaulding; Katie Stames, Peoples; Brooke Phillips, Milton; Sabrina Farmer, Burlington; Charlotte Stuart, Essex; Alexandra Leach, Stowe; Abigail Bizzarro, Rutland; Kaitlin Donahue, Burlington; Haley Cleary, Harwood; Allie Astor, Essex; Shannon Flaherty, South Burlington; Hannah Merriam, Peoples; Harlie Vincent, Mount Abraham; Emily George, U-32; Jill Rathke, Rice; Mackenzie Kingston, CVU; Addison Wennar, Milton; Ellan Eurich, Montpelier; Courtney Ley, Mill River; Danielle Schreiner, St. Albans. Alternates -- Michelle Yando; Mary Chamley, Mount Abraham. Managers -- Reed Martin, Mount Abraham; Amy Nault, Mount Abraham. Coaches -- Dustin Corrigan, Mount Abraham; Stan Williams, CVU; Lori McLallen, Rutland.
The Vermont men's team: Players -- Bradley Adair, Mount Mansfield; Spencer Beattie, Rice; Reed Bingham, Montpelier; Robert Buonanno, Stowe; Joseph Castano, CVU; Zack Evans, CVU; Matthew Fischer, Harwood; Matthew Goudie, Colchester; Dermot Hughes, Proctor; Tucker Jean, Colchester; Eric Lamphere, Essex; Max Livingstone-Peters, Middlebury; Colin Lozito, Twin Valley; Tobias Muellers, Burlington; Eamon Murphy, Missisquoi; Brayden Nielsen, Essex; Willen Rossi, Mount Mansfield; Jed Sass, Hartford; Marcos Tavares, St. Johnsbury; Brendan Todd, Green Mountain Valley; Cale Thygesen, Mount Abraham; Aiden White-Pifer, Mount Abraham. Alternates -- Brett Nelson, Colchester; Vandamm Ndayiseng, Burlington. Managers -- Sam Molner, Twin Valley; Leland Gazo, Rice. Coaches -- Richard Seubert, Middlebury; Steve Sass, Hartford; Matt Gazo, Rice; Buddy Hayford, Twin Valley.