Edison’s Eldridge Thomas was instant offense as he scored four touchdowns to catapult his team to a 49-21 victory over Braddock (1-3, 0-1) on Friday night at Curtis Park.
In addition to the offense, the defense for Edison (3-1, 0-0) had three interceptions and a 39-yard fumble return by Gerald Payoute. Thomas amassed 255 receiving and rushing yards combined, and Marcel Moise added 96 rushing yards. Albert Peña made extra points, played quarterback, and rushed for 50 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown run.
Alex Victor led Braddock with 100 rushing yards and a 62-yard rushing score.
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Eldridge Thomas: Ran and caught a combined 255 yards, one 69-yard receiving touchdown, three rushing touchdowns.
Alex Victor: 100 rushing yards, 62-yard rush.
THEY SAID IT
“Once my O-line and fullback gave me that push, that was it. And when the defense scored first, I knew they had this game.”
—Eldridge Thomas, running back