Three Herbert Hoover football players have been invited to participate in the eighth Offense-Defense Bowl festivities at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.
Lineman Trenton Mahan, quarterback Tyler Americo and receiver Timmy Hopkins, all juniors, were selected to participate in a National Showcase, a weeklong series of events held before the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl on Jan. 4, 2014.
The All-American Bowl features 88 of the top high school players in the country.
Martinsburg QB ineligible
Quarterback Malique Watkins of three-time defending Class AAA state champion Martinsburg has been ruled ineligible by the SSAC, according to multiple reports.
Watkins attended eighth grade in both the 2008-09 and 2009-10 school years, once in Berkeley County and also at St. James School in Maryland.