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SUWANEE: Top U.S. teams to play at North Gwinnett
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SUWANEE: Top U.S. teams to play at North Gwinnett

SUWANEE, Ga. -- North Gwinnett High School will host some of the top teams in the country this Saturday, Aug. 27 starting at 5 p.m. at Tom Robinson Memorial Stadium at North Gwinnett High School in Suwanee.

The National High School Gridiron Challenge will feature the 2010 nationally ranked and Class 5A region 7 champions North Gwinnett High School playing East St. Louis High School from East St. Louis, IL, the 2008 Illinois State Champions. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m.

The first game of the doubleheader will start at 5 p.m. between Grayson High School of Loganville and Edgewater High School from Orlando.

"We're fortunate to once again be able to host this great event," said Bob Sphire, head football coach of North Gwinnett High School.The quality of the participating teams this year is just tremendous. Both games should be very competitive. It's always fun for our players to have the opportunity to compete against schools from outside our state, especially teams of this quality. Our boys and coaches have been working to prepare for this game, and are really looking forward to the tremendous challenge."

More than 10,000 spectators are expected at The Challenge. Tickets are $10 and available at the gate. Parking is $5 per vehicle.

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