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Pine-Richland teen Carson Verszyla goes viral with highlight-reel hockey goal | Trib HSSN

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Monday, June 7, 2021 | 7:19 PM


Carson Verszyla got an early birthday present Monday morning when he saw himself on “SportsCenter.”

Verszyla, who turned 13 Monday and is a sixth-grader in the Pine-Richland School District, scored a highlight-reel spin-o-rama goal Sunday that was featured as the top play on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” top 10.

“It was honestly pretty cool,” Verszyla said. “I was shocked to see myself on there because that’s the kind of thing you dream about. I never expected to be on ‘SportsCenter’ top 10 and be No. 1.”

Verszyla came in on a breakaway and did a full 360 spin while putting the puck flat on his stick and flipping it past

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