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Senior Melissa Riggins Named Girls Soccer All-American

Shady Side Academy senior Melissa Riggins is among 45 of the nation's top girls soccer players who were chosen to compete in the 10th Annual High School All-American Soccer Game, held on May 29, 2021 in St. Louis, MO.

Photo of senior Melissa Riggins playing soccer.

The High School All-American Game is an annual matchup between teams of top prospects from the East and West regions of the United States. Riggins earned a spot on the East Team.

After the pandemic caused the postponement of the 2020 event – which was originally scheduled to be played in Orlando, Fla. in December – the game this May is being held as a makeup.

Riggins has committed to join the Georgetown University track and soccer programs in Fall 2021. She was named to the WPIAL Section 2 AA All-Section Finest 15 and to the the Class AA All-WPIAL team in November 2020.

Read the Trib Live HSSN article.

Congratulations, Melissa!

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