Edison Tigers become Valley's second youth football team to win national championship title

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Edison Tigers from southwest Fresno have just become the Central Valley's second youth football team to win a national championship title.

The team of third and fourth graders won their game against the Bulldawgs from a Pittsburgh, Pa., suburb on Sunday at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

The victory comes a day after the Tulare Patriots won the national championship title in their category on Saturday.

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Before their trip to play in Ohio, few if any of the tiny Tigers had ever been on a plane or seen snow.

But when they received the invitation to the championship, the community came together to raise funds so they could achieve their dream.

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People donated more than $9400 through GoFundMe and CalViva Health donated $5,000 to cover their expenses for the trip and bought them warm clothes on top of that donation.

Both teams finish their 2019 seasons undefeated!
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