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ESPN Crew Visiting Stands at Potomac Nationals Next Week

Cameras chronicling visit from Jae Canetti, Fairfax contestant in 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

ESPN Crew Visiting Stands at Potomac Nationals Next Week
When Scripps National Spelling Bee competitor Jae Canetti attends a Potomac Nationals game next week, he'll be bringing an ESPN crew along with him.

ESPN is following Canetti's visit in advance of the bee preliminaries May 27. The footage in the stands during Tuesday's game may be used during Bee broadcasts on ESPN channels.  

A 6th grade student at Hunters Woods Elementary School in Reston, Canetti will get seats behind home plate and visit with Potomac Nationals coaches and players. Canetti collects baseball caps, with more than 70 in his collection.

The Nationals play the Frederick Keys at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday. 

"P-Nats fans will have the unique opportunity to support one of our community’s most brightest young minds leading up to his pursuit of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee title while also possible ending up on national television for the price of just $2," according to a release. 

Tickets can be purchased online in reserved sections 4, 5, and 6 behind home plate for $2 to have a chance to be spotted by an ESPN camera. Enter ESPN when prompted to unlock the $2 pricing.

 

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