CLEVELAND — Shane Austin led the Cleveland Gladiators to the ArenaBowl, throwing seven touchdown passes in a 56-46 victory over the Orlando Predators on Sunday night in the American Conference Championship game.
Cleveland will face two-time defending champion Arizona in the ArenaBowl on Aug. 23 in Orlando, Florida. The Rattlers beat San Jose 72-55 on Sunday night in the National Conference Championship game.
Austin completed 22 of 32 passes for 204 yards. Domini Goodman had eight catches for 69 yards and three touchdowns, and Thyron Lewis added five receptions for 59 yards and three scores.
Bernard Morris was 31 of 52 for 360 yards and four touchdowns for Orlando.