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GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) has selected Wilson Sporting Goods Co., as its official supplier of game balls for Florida State High School Championships across eight sports. Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, every FHSAA member school participating in a state championship event in football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, golf, volleyball, and tennis will play with Wilson game balls. Wilson currently partners with 37 high school athletic associations for their respective state championship programs.
"We selected Wilson as our partner based on their commitment to and legacy in youth sports, which complements our mission of giving students the best interscholastic experience possible," said Dr. Roger Dearing, FHSAA Executive Director. "We are excited to see our student-athletes, all around the state, now compete with the most advanced game balls available today and, in many cases, the same game ball technology that is played with at the collegiate and pro levels. We think this a great advantage for our students and athletic programs."
"The FHSAA's state championships program is second to none," said Kevin Murphy, General Manager, Inflates and Digital Services and Products, Wilson. "They have developed one of the most prolific high school athletic programs in the country, which is rooted in making sports accessible, enjoyable and rewarding. There are so many great synergies that make this relationship a powerful one and our shared commitment to supporting the performance of youth athletes is at its core."
The FHSAA has selected the following Wilson game balls for use in its Florida State High School Championships program:
Football: NCAA® GST® Leather Game Football