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division 2a | Beverly 34, Burlington 21

Beverly’s Brendan Flaherty sparks trip to Super Bowl

BURLINGTON — Beverly senior running back Brendan Flaherty spoke low, his words coming through the chin strap resting over his lips. His team had just beaten Burlington, 34-21, to advance to the Division 2A Super Bowl, but he showed none of the elation of his surrounding teammates.

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