NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Bernards boys soccer team remained undefeated with a 6-1 victory over North Plainfield Wednesday afternoon on the road.

Drew Elliott scored two goals for the Mountaineers (2-0), who had a 2-0 lead at the half before pulling away after halftime. It was actually a 1-0 game until under two minutes were left in the opening half. 

On a set piece, Duncan Burke accepted a pass from Hernan Godoy-Vera and headed it past the North Plainfield goalie into the net from less than 10 yards away to give Bernards a 2-0 lead. Burke had narrowly missed scoring a goal just a minute before when his shot hit the crossbar. Burke finished with an assist to go with his one goal.

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Gilberto Ferreira also finished with one goal and one assist, and Sean Doran and Aubrey Firestone each scored a goal for Bernards. Nico Botti, Will Luik, Godoy-Vera and JJ Zaun each provided an assist.

Bernards outshot North Plainfield, 14-4. Bernards goalie Elliot Dietrich was credited with six saves. Chris Pasteur's goal in the second half for North Plainfield was the first goal against Bernards this season.