Gateway Gators 7-on-7 presented by
the Pennsylvania Passing League to host 16 teams
16 teams vie for PPL West Championship on Sunday, June 6 at Gateway High School
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Sinnott
1 June 2010 (517) 927-4570
HARRISBURG, PA The U.S. Army Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion is proud to announce that 16 teams will compete in the Gateway Gators 7-on-7 presented by the Pennsylvania Passing League on Sunday, June 6 at Gateway High School. Admission is free for this event. Pool play begins at 8:30 A.M. and will determine the seeding for the single-elimination championship, with the championship game at approximately 3:10 P.M.
The PPL-West champion will play the PPL-East champion in an exhibition at halftime of the Pittsburgh Steelers preseason opener against the Detroit Lions on Saturday, August 14 at Heinz Field.
Here are the 16 teams that will be competing for the PPL-West title on June, 6 at Gateway High School:
- Bethel Park
- Friendly (MD)
- Greensburg Central Catholic
- Penn Hills
- Perry Traditional Academy
- Pine Richland
- Pittsburgh Central Catholic
- South Allegheny
- South Fayette
- Trinity Area
Teams that participate are guaranteed to play four games, with pool play determining the seeding for a single-elimination championship tournament. Each participating player will receive a Pennsylvania Passing League tee-shirt, the winning team will receive a trophy, and the top two teams will be invited to play an exhibition at halftime of the Steelers preseason opener.