Blackhawks soar past competition, get ready for round 2

Tiny football stars from Philadelphia are plowing through the competition at the Pop Warner Superbowl Tournament in Florida. 

The Frankford Chargers shut-out a team from Hawaii 28-to-zero while the North Philly Blackhawks beat their opponents from Massachusetts 35-to-zero.

Blackhawks coach Derrick Williams says he’s happy with the shutout, but he wasn’t really surprised: the team only allowed opponents to score 12 points all year long.

“We ran the opening kick off back for a touchdown, we got the two point conversion,” Williams said after the win.  “We jumped on em real fast: it was 22-0 at the end of the first quarter.  We took most of our starters out.”

Williams says after practicing in chilly Philadelphia temperatures, the players have had to fight dehydration and cramps because of the warmer Florida weather.

The Blackhawks’ next game is on Wednesday, when they face a team from California.  That afternoon, the Frankford Chargers take on the Detroit Dolphins.

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