On Sunday, the New York Jets stunned eight graduating highschool senior athletes with a $1,000 scholarship as a part of the Jets New Jersey Excessive Faculty Ladies Flag Soccer League. The presentation occurred on Sunday throughout the first annual New Jersey Excessive Faculty Ladies Flag Soccer Invitational at Central Park in Morris County, hosted by the Jets and Nike.
The league was initially launched in February and launched this previous April with every crew enjoying (8) video games all through the season. This system is the primary Excessive Faculty Ladies Flag Soccer League in New Jersey with the long-term objective of getting the game adopted as an official varsity highschool statewide championship sport.
“It means the world to be chosen for this scholarship,” mentioned Ramapo Excessive Faculty scholarship recipient Arielle Zane. “I really feel extremely fortunate to have this chance, however I additionally know that I labored onerous to earn this. I can confidently say that I am pleased with myself for being chosen for the scholarship.”
This Thursday (6/10) at MetLife stadium, 4 colleges will compete for 2 spots within the championship recreation. The winner will grow to be the primary ever New Jersey Excessive Faculty Ladies Flag Soccer Champion and obtain tickets to a Jets house recreation later this season the place they are going to be honored.