Passaic County Technical Institute is celebrating the first-ever New Jersey girls’ flag football championship. PCTI beat Irvington 18-1 Thursday night at MetLife Stadium.
PCTI advanced to the championship game earlier within the day by beating Indian Hills within the semifinals. Irvington topped Shabazz within the other semi.
The NY Jets and Nike hosted the history-making Final Four and title game that closed out the inaugural season of girls’ flag football within the state.
In February, the North Jersey Super Football Conference (NJSFC), the Jets, and Nike funded eight high schools to participate within the pilot league’s inaugural season.
The league took off in April with each team playing (6) games throughout the season. additionally, to the on-field games, the Jets hosted multiple workshops and virtual events that were aimed toward empowering the athletes and showing the participants the opportunities women have in sports.
The Jets hosted the primary Girl’s high school Flag Football Invitational on Sunday, June 6th, where the four winners moved on to compete in Thursday’s semi-final and championship games.
Following the championship game, the Jets held a gift ceremony presenting the Bulldogs with apparel and tickets to a Jets game this season where they’re going to be honored.
The Jets have committed to doubling their support for the subsequent year of the high school Girls Flag league in New Jersey, with the long-term goal of getting the game adopted as a politician high school statewide varsity sport.
This summer, the NY Jets are going to be releasing an eight-part documentary series that takes an in-depth check out the inaugural season – from the launch of the program to the finals and highlights the activities that happened around the league. The series will air on NY Jets platforms and can be narrated by women of the Jets Organization.