SBHS Football Stars Head to Snapple Bowl

Gridiron all-stars from Middlesex County, including five from South Brunswick High School, will battle Union County in the 19th annual Snapple Bowl on July 19 at East Brunswick High School.

Five seniors who helped the 2011-12 South Brunswick High School football team set a school record for wins will once again represent the Vikings in the upcoming Snapple Bowl.

The 19th annual all-star game, which pits stars from Middlesex County against Union County, will be held on July 19 at East Brunswick High School. The game raises money for The New Jersey Institute for Disabilities in Edison and The Children's Specialized Hospital in Fanwood.

Representing SBHS will be offensive guard Bryan Stonkus, offensive tackle Bob Spilitore, fullback Azim Blakey, cornerback  and linebacker Isnard Mir-Mirced. 

The Vikings tied with Woodbridge High School for the most player representatives on the Middlesex County Squad with five. The selections aren't a surprise after the South Brunswick High School football finished as 

Six days after being defeated in the Central Jersey Group IV semifinals, South Brunswick ended its season with a 28-18 win over North Brunswick. 

Harper, who led the Vikings in rushing yards (482) and rushing touchdowns (8) in 2011, will be heading to the University of New Haven in the fall.

Two Vikings cheerleaders will also represent SBHS at the Snapple Bowl. Elisabeth Martinez and Jessica Vitovitch were both selected to cheer for the Middlesex County squad.

The Middlesex County team will be practicing at East Brunswick High School through Thursday this week from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The squad will also practice July 16 and 17 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will have a 1 p.m. walkthrough on July 18. 

A banquet will be held that evening at the Pines Manor in Edison for both teams and cheerleaders. The 19th annual Snapple Bowl will be held on July 19 at East Brunswick High School, with kickoff set for 7 p.m.


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