The Lehigh Valley Steelhawks have advanced to the PIFL Championship game for the first time in team history.

The Steelhawks punched their ticket for the championship game with a 49-38 win at Trenton in the PIFL semifinal round Saturday night.

With the game tied at 27-27 heading into the 4th quarter, the Steelhawks outscored the Freedom 22-11 down the stretch to seal the win.

The Steelhawks (7-6) will visit the Nashville Venom (11-2) next Saturday at 8pm for the PIFL Championship.