Here are the who, what, where, when and why behind the Southwest Ohio East-West All-Star Football Game (SWOFCA) annual all-star game.

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Sara Tidwell
Cincinnati Enquirer
 

The Southwest Ohio Football Coaches Association is hosting its annual East vs. West All-Star Game, presented by Mercy Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, this Friday, June 10, on Pat Mancuso Field at Princeton High School.

The all-star game features the top seniors from Southwest Ohio high schools that comprise the conference. SWOFCA will also take this time to award scholarships to deserving athletes from the high schools.

Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 at the gate, cash only. There will be no tickets sold in advance and no acceptance of credit or debit cards.

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There will be 83 total athletes competing from 58 of the Greater Cincinnati area schools.

There is only one quarterback on the East team: Luca Aquilino of Loveland. The Tigers went 2-10 during their 2021 season, only capturing wins against West Clermont and Walnut Hills in early September and October.

Aquilino recorded 166 passing completions off 279 attempts for a total of 2,609 yards. Rushing, his longest run was 72 yards and he recorded nine touchdowns as a senior, only three fumbles.

Aquilino and the rest of the East team will be coached by Nick Osborne of Western Brown, associate head coach D.J. Dowdy of Purcell Marian and four assistant coaches: Devin Bradley of Anderson, Barak Faulk of Mason, Arryn Chenault of Norwood and Adam Kieft of Turpin.

There are two quarterbacks on the West team: Cam Cope of La Salle and Kevin Oliver of St. Bernard. The Lancers went 7-5 during their 2021 season, while the Titans went 3-6.

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Cope recorded 47 passing completions off 108 attempts for a total of 677 yards. Rushing, his longest run was 85 yards and he recorded eight touchdowns as a senior, only two fumbles.

Oliver recorded 49 passing completions off 118 attempts for a total of 724 yards. Rushing, his longest run was 40 yards and he recorded three touchdowns as a senior, only one fumble. Oliver was also named to the Miami Valley Conference All-League First Team.

Cope, Oliver and the rest of the West team will be coached by Chad Murphy of Winton Woods, associate head coach Scott Clemmons of Edgewood and four assistant coaches: Gary Clemmons of Edgewood, Koury Johnson of Hughes, Kyle Hogan of St. Bernard and Spencer Kummer of Winton Woods.

Here are the full team rosters, subject to change.

East

Anderson: Evan Upchurch, Noah Merkel

Batavia: Kyler Myers, Josh Manz

Bethel-Tate: Blake Stiles, Ashton Wolfe, Normal Darnell Jr.

Blanchester: Adam Frump

Cincinnati Country Day: Ashton Snell

Clermont Northeastern: Jacob Groeber

Franklin: Ethan Adkins

Kings: R.J. Jackson, Andy Bauman

Lebanon: Zane Duning

Little Miami: Lucas Swierk

Loveland: Bailey Jackson, Luca Aquilino, Sawyer Bowin

Mason: Michael Molnar

McNicholas: Isaiah Helphinstine, Jack Suttles, Bobby Diana

Milford: Nick Klenk

Moeller: Josh Ries, Donnie Lewis

MVCA: Caleb Theisens

New Richmond: Tyler Sininger, Bo Snider

Princeton: Anas Luqman

Purcell Marian: Jaden Irvin, Jack Mumper

Summit Country Day: Jack Hargis

Sycamore linebacker Jacob Tueimeh (19) reacts after he tackles Lakota East QB T.J.Kathman during their playoff game, Friday, Oct. 29, 2021. He will play with the East team in the 2022 East-West All-Star Football Game June 3.
 

Sycamore: Jacob Tueimeh

Turpin: Ryan McDole, Jack Plattner

West Clermont: Marcus Johnson

Western Brown: Logan Campbell, Dylan Novak, Cam Weil

Williamsburg: Trent Bocks

Wilmington: Brett Brooks

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Aiken: Don'yae Freeman, Anthony Mason Jr.

Badin: Todd "T.J." Hayes, Hunter Harrison

CCPA: Malachi Wallington

Clark Montessori: Terrance Malone

Edgewood: Caden Flick, Radical Rothermel

Elder: David Maurer

Fairfield: Christian Jackson

Gamble Montessori: Jalen Fairbanks, Devontae Underwood

Goshen: Logan Lovins

Harrison: Zach Halusek

Hughes: Keyontrez Devaughn, Keshawn Barber

Trez DeVaughn scores a touchdown during their win over Woodward, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. He will play for the west team in the 2022 East-West All-Star Football Game June 3.
 

Lakota West: Cameron Goode

LaSalle: Cam Cope, Jack Fries

Lockland: Tyler Willis

Middletown: Daelon Moore-Simpson, John "J.C." Calhoun

Monroe: Chris Reber

Mt. Healthy: Mouhamed Seck, Isaiah Daniels

North College Hill: Syncere Dubose

Northwest: Kenyon Smith

Ross: Landon Herrmann

Shroder Padeia: Jacob Harrison

St. Bernard: Kevin Oliver, Jasen Carroll, Santinos Underwood

St. Xavier: Marquee Cummings

Taft: Ke'yandre Larry

Taylor: Seth Keith

Western Hills: Ibrahim Sidibe

Winton Woods: Jeremiah Anderson, Derrick Lawson, Tyrek Spikes, Damarion Stone

Woodward: Rory Canady

Wyoming: Max Wilking