Brandon Cusumano scored two touchdowns to lead Gloucester past Bridgewater-Raynham 34-13 in the Division 1A Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium.
Gloucester (13-0) defended its title in a rematch of last season's Division 1A Super Bowl.
Quarterback Joseph Avila threw touchdown passes of 30 and 19 yards for Gloucester.
B-R's Mike Chicoine scored on a 22-yard pass from Billy Zolga, and Zolga scored B-R's other touchdown on a 3-yard run. B-R finished the season 10-3.
4th quarter, 3:15, Gloucester 34-13: B-R drove to the 10, but misfired on fourth down and turned the ball over on downs. B-R has only one time out left.
4th quarter, 6:36, Gloucester 34-13: Gloucester QB Joseph Avila passes 19 yards over the middle to Michael Tomaino for a touchdown.
3d quarter, 0:21, Gloucester 27-13: B-R's Billy Zolga runs in almost untouched to cut into the Gloucester lead. A pass interference penalty brought B-R into the red zone.
3d quarter, 6:27, Gloucester 27-6: Brandon Cusumano's 5-yard touchdown run, a sweep around left end, pushes Gloucester's lead higher. The extra-point attempt failed.
2d quarter, 0:39, Gloucester 21-6: Gilbert Brown sweeps around left end for a 5-yard touchdown run to put Gloucester in control just before halftime.
2d quarter, 5:21, Gloucester 14-6: Gloucester's Jordan Shairs runs two yards for a touchdown.
1st quarter, 0:05, Gloucester 7-6: Mike Chicoine scores on a 22-yard touchdown pass, but B-R misses the extra point attempt.
1st quarter, 4:37, Gloucester 7-0: Brandon Cusumano caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from Joseph Avila to put Gloucester on the scoreboard first.
1st quarter, 6:42, 0-0: Gloucester has already used two timeouts.
The final Super Bowl of the day is about to kick off. The game is a rematch of last year's final, which Gloucester won 33-13.
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