WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The Caldwell football team was eliminated from the playoffs Friday night with a 47-27 loss to Hackettstown.

Hackettstown scored two touchdowns in the second quarter to take a 27-13 lead before halftime in the semifinal round of the Section 2, Group 2 playoffs.

Brian Clarkin threw two touchdown passes to James T. Miller for Caldwell (8-3), and Matt Driggs rushed for two TDs for the Chiefs. Miller caught five passes for 67 yards and Brian King had 10 receptions for 83 yards. Driggs carried 15 times for 73 yards.