NERMS’ Ritter to play in middle school All-American game

David Ritter

Cade Ritter, who attends NE Randolph Middle School has been chosen to play in the 2019 USA Football All-American Middle School Bowl Game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

Cade will play defensive tackle in the game scheduled for June 29th. He will have the opportunity to be coached and develop under college coaches from various schools from across the nation.

Cade has been training 3 to 4 days per week since his middle school wrestling season ended in mid-February. “I’ve been living in the gym.  Speed and agility twice per week and lifting 3 times per week.” says the rising 8th grader. It’s paid off. Cade says he’s lost 6% body fat while packing on 9 lbs of muscle. He’s now 5’ 9.5” weighing 245lbs.

“I’m very excited for the opportunity to represent Randolph county in this game. It’s a great chance to test myself against the best.”

According to the organizers, the Middle School Bowl Game Series is where the next generation of rising stars come to play and play hard. Featuring five days of practice and competition, the Middle School Bowl Game Series is the final step for middle school aged athletes within the U.S. National Team.

The team in Canton is hand selected by USA Football coaches, the roster is comprised of the best middle school athletes around the country. To be considered, athletes must try out at a Regional, held across the country each spring.

This game will feature the top talents across the country that were selected by camp coaches and evaluators from 18 camps held across the country. This outstanding achievement gives players the opportunity to compete against some of the best just as past alums Todd Gurley, Dwayne Haskins, N’Keal Harry, Jameis Winston, and Tyrann Mathieu.

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