PARK RIDGE, NJ - The Park Ridge Owls defeated the Wood-Ridge Blue Devils on Saturday afternoon by a score of 38-0 at Park Ridge High School. Wood-Ridge falls to 1-2 on the season.  Park Ridge remains unbeaten at 3-0.

The first score of the game came with 4:19 remaining in the first quarter, as quarterback James Brazofsky passed to Daniel Gutin on a 45-yard catch-and-run. The Owls elected to go for a 2-point conversion for the first of three times today, as Brazofsky rolled to the outside and outran the defenders to the end zone for a score of 8-0. 

The Blue Devils managed to hold the Owls off on their next drive, forcing a turnover on downs.  The Owls, however, would capitalize on good field position at the opponent’s 37-yard line following a botched punt attempt that saw punt Christian Chao get taken down in the backfield.

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A screen pass set the Owls up at the Wood-Ridge 10-yard line, with Brazofsky scoring on a quarterback draw for a touchdown.  Following a 2-point conversion pass to Daniel Gutin in the corner of the end zone, the Park Ridge led, 16-0. 

On the following Park Ridge drive, Brazofsky was picked off by Chao in the end zone, keeping Park Ridge out of the end zone. Park Ridge, however, got the ball right back as Wood-Ridge quarterback Braden Negro was intercepted by defensive back Bryan Martel. This would lead to a 15-yard touchdown pass to the corner of the end zone from Brazofsky to Gutin. The two connected again on the ensuing 2-point conversion to go up 24-0 with over two minutes remaining in the first half. 

Park Ridge scored once more before the end of the half as Brazofsky connected with Brendan Hughes on a fake-screen inside pass for a 30-yard catch and run score with 41 seconds to play in the half. Daniel Kim kicked the extra point to go up 31-0. 

Kim scored on a 2-yard run in the second half, and added the extra point to make the score 38-0. 


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