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Football: Zebras Trample Bears, 35-21

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Senior Night for the Bears Credits: Austin Kalt
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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The slow start for the East Brunswick offense seemed to be another problem in the 35-21 loss against the New Brunswick Zebras. 

On Senior Night for the East Brunswick Bears the offense started out extremely slow but the New Brunswick Zebras came out hot.

On their first possession they gave the Bears’ defense a tough task as they kept racking up the first downs which resulted in a rushing touchdown with eight minutes left in the first quarter.

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A few minutes later in the first New Brunswick wide receiver, Kadas Reams caught a screen pass and ran it all the way for a touchdown to go up 14-0. 

Early in the second quarter the Bears defense stood tall as they stopped the Zebras on fourth down, but the offense was not able to capitalize on the great defensive plays.

After punting the ball back to New Brunswick they had a huge quarterback scramble setting up a goal line opportunity.

At the goal line the Zebras threw a fade to wide receiver, German Pimental who made a great grab over a Bear defender to put the score at 21-0.

With about a minute left in the second quarter EB put together a good drive and capped it off with a quarterback keeper as James Schuld got the rushing touchdown but missed the PAT to put the score at 21-6. 

The majority of the third quarter was quiet for both offenses until the Zebras scored another touchdown with only four minutes left to make the score 28-6.

East Brunswick’s next possession was sparked by a great 30-yard run by Kyle Wiggins.

This play set up an efficient red zone drive as quarterback James Sculd found wide receiver, Alex Cameron on the slant for an easy touchdown.

The Bears gambled for a two-point conversion and they succeeded, making the score 27-14.

Early in the fourth quarter the Bears had another big defensive stop on fourth down giving the offense a great opportunity.

It seemed that the offense was finally going to take advantage when James Schuld launched one down the field to Alex Cameron for a touchdown, but it was called back because of a penalty.

This felt like the dagger for the Bears, since a few plays later the pass was intercepted by New Brunswick.

Both teams went on to score a another late game touchdown to finish the game with a score of  35-21 as the Bears lost to the Zebras. 

The Bears now fall to 1-7 but have another game at Old Bridge on Thanksgiving Day,  Nov. 24, at Old Bridge.

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