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Strong Staten Island group selected for Empire Challenge all-star game


The Empire Challenge – also known as the “Boomer Game” for its support of the Boomer Esiason Foundation and its battle against cystic fibrosis – will celebrate its 20thanniversary this summer with a strong contingent of Staten Island players playing for the New York City squad.

The game is scheduled for June 23 at Hofstra University’s Shuart Stadium with NYC taking on a team of Long Island players.

The roster of Staten Island players invited to compete is as follows:

St. Peter’s

Willie Dale

Sean Kennedy

Joe Czelusniak

Jeff Karteron

Will Myhre

Sean Wade


Kahleel Doumbia

Andre Ridley

Willy Johnson

Monsignor Farrell

Pat Kelly

Christian Sheridan

Joe Irlinger


Nicco Ruggiero

Christian Sullivan

Luis Perea

Susan Wagner

Dan Romolo

New Dorp

Dawa Winn