2007-11-09 / Sports

G-Way Hoists Sorrentino Flag Football Trophy

Two flag football teams from the Sorrentino Recreational Center/ NFL/ PAL/ Parks and Recreation Flag Football League won their respective divisional championships this past Election Day.

A total of 8 eight games, including the playoffs and championships, were held at O'Donahue Park.

In the 8-11 year old championship, Sorrentino G-Way came back from a 13-0 halftime deficit to win 19-13 in a thrilling finish over Sorrentino Grimey. G-Way scored two touchdowns in the last five minutes of the game.

In the 12-14 year old divisional championship, G-Way defeated Team Green Sox, 40-6.

The winning teams will advance to the citywide championship and represent the borough of Queens on Saturday, November 10 at East River Park in Manhattan.

The 8-11 G-Way team will face the Bronx in the first round. G-Way will need to beat Manhattan and Staten Island/Brooklyn to win t he title.

The 12-14 G-Way team will need to defeat Staten Island and two other teams to hoist the championship trophy.

For further information, contact Stan Brown-Recreation Director or Bernard Robinson- Center Manager at 718-471-4818.

People can also visit the Sorrentino Center located at 1848 Cornaga Avenue.

Stan's Pepper Steppers demonstrated their skills at the IMG New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 4.

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