The Joplin Demize will be back in action as they take on the Fort Worth Vaqueros at 7:30 pm on Saturday, May 24 at the Hershewe Championship Soccer Fields at the Joplin Athletic Complex, 3301 West 1st Street.
Prior to the Demize game, area high school seniors will play in the first annual Hershewe Senior Showcase presented by Quiznos. This event begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 24. The Showcase will feature 32 players divided into two teams.
Tickets for the game are $6 for friends and family which provides entry to both the Senior Showcase and the Joplin Demize NPSL game.
The Senior Showcase players will be honored at halftime of the NPSL game and will have an opportunity to meet the players on the NPSL team. Team Most Valuable Players will also be announced at halftime, with recipients receiving a gift for their outstanding performances on the field. For more details please refer to the Demize website at www.joplindemize.com or contact Johnny Adame at [email protected].
Some of the seniors and their respective school teams who are participating include:
Jonathan Ponce: Joplin High School
Luis Santillian: Joplin High School
Tony Palmisano: Glendale High School
Josh James: New Covenant High School
Chris Taylor College Heights High School
Landon Bray Carl Junction High School
Eddie Aceves Monett High School
Jose Alberto Carthage High School
Wyatt Lopez Cassville High School