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Football: Bridgewater-Raritan Shuts Out Elizabeth, 35-0

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Credits: Dawn Wilde
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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Anthony Goffe rushed for 212 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries to power Bridgewater-Raritan to a 35-0 football victory over Elizabeth on Thursday night.

Bridgewater-Raritan (7-2) scored in every quarter, leading, 14-0, at halftime and then doubling that advantage in the third quarter. Greg Verano threw a 36-yard TD pass to Brandon Myers in the first quarter and Justin Bryant carried for a 2-yard TD in the second quarter.

Goffe (1 yard), Casey Hnasko (56 yards) and Ryan Salvatore (1 yard) rushed for TDs in the second half.

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Bridgewater-Raritan's defense was anchored by Bryant and Chike Nwankwo, who each were in on 14 tackles. Nick Balliro kicked all five extra points. The Panthers will play a home game in the opening round of the Section 2, Group 5 state playoffs next week, with the time and opponent to be determined.

— Photos by Dawn Wilde

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