BRADFORD, Pa. — Salamanca senior running back/linebacker Jesse Stahlman is among the latest group of senior football players, along with two Franklinville/Ellicottville lineman, named to the rosters for the 50th anniversary game of the Big 30 All-Star Charities Classic.
New York’s latest players joining the roster include Stahlman, F/E guard/defensive end/tackle Hayden Trietley and two-way lineman Koda Curtis, Pioneer wide receiver/defensive back Kyle Stover and Allegany-Limestone wide receiver/tight end/outside linebacker Andrew Giardini. Announced this week for Pennsylvania were Port Allegany running back/fullback/linebacker Blaine Moses, Otto-Eldred right guard/middle linebacker Isaac Shaw, Bradford running back/wide receiver/safety Troy Adkins, Coudersport running back/linebacker Xander Brown and Cameron County running back/outside linebacker Jameson Britton.
— STAHLMAN, listed at 6-foot-2, 210 pounds, was a 2022 Big 30 Offensive All-Star and New York Class C All-State selection. He said his future plan is “to go to Disney World.”
Stahlman is looking forward to playing in the Big 30 game for his family and his community. His favorite football memory was scoring four touchdowns in the opening game of the new Vets Park in Salamanca. His hobbies include lacrosse and golf. His favorite NFL team is the Pittsburgh Steelers and his favorite player is their former star safety Troy Polamalu.
— TRIETLEY, listed at 5-foot-11, 180 pounds, plans to attend Finger Lakes Community College to study wildlife technology after his graduation from Franklinville. He was a second-team league-all-star. He said playing in the Big 30 game has been a dream of his since his peewee playing days and feels honored to have been selected.
Trietley’s favorite memory playing football was having the chance to play for the Section 6 Championship in the Bills’ stadium. His hobbies include football, basketball, fishing and cooking. Trietley’s favorite NFL team is the Buffalo Bills and his favorite player is former Bills running back Fred Jackson.
— CURTIS, listed at 6-foot-2, 255 pounds, plans to enter the workforce after graduating from Ellicottville for heavy equipment operation.
He was named a Class D First-Team All-State defensive lineman and earned the Big 5 Award. Curtis is looking forward to playing in the Big 30 game as it could be his best game ever and he loves the sport. His favorite football memory was playing in the midgets Super Bowl and going to four overtimes.
Curtis’ hobbies include working out and hanging out with friends and working on his job and running heavy equipment. His favorite NFL team is the Buffalo Bills.