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Fairfield Wildcats beat Weston 18-6:
The Fairfield Wildcats eight grade team scored first and never looked back as they marched to an 18-6 win over Weston on Sunday.
Zach Taylor got Fairfield on the board in the first quarter with a quick fumble recovery and amazing run for a touchdown. The two-point conversion was unsuccessful, and the Wildcats took an early 6-0 lead.
A few minutes later, Jack Curtis had scored on another impressive run, setting up Clay Zachery for a strong carry into the end zone. Again, the extra points were thwarted by Weston, but the Wildcats ended the half with a 12-0 lead.
In the third quarter, Fairfield’s Cam Pickering forced a pass interference call against Weston setting up the Wildcats with great field position. Timmy Jacobi was able to capitalize on this and scored the final Wildcat touchdown taking the ball in on a 15 yard carry.
The Wildcats defense led by Wil Parisi, Kris Gjinaj, Chris Nielsen, Clay Zachery, John Blumenthal, Tyler Festa, and Conor Ginley only allowed the Trojans one score in the fourth quarter and no extra points.
Matt Coda, Sam Hawley, Hunter Marson, RJ Salerno, and Jack Hogarth also played well for the Wildcat offense.
The 8th Grade Wildcats will next take on Wilton at home this Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Ludlowe High School
The 6th grade Wildcats dropped a tough final home game to Weston on Saturday, falling 27-13.
The offensive line of Jason Conklin, Tristam Breheny, Joe Faletta, Ryan Janz, Massimo Perillo and Liam Hawley opened some nice holes, allowing the team to rush for over 100 yards on the day.
The Wildcat touchdowns came on a pass from QB Joey Gulbin to Conner O'Neill on the team's opening drive and a 20 yard run from tailback Evan Rose on the game's final play.
4th Grade Black
Fairfield Black was stunned on the very first play by Ridgefield black as the tigers scored on a 40-yard run. Wildcats attempted to move the ball on offense but were be limited even with some big gains from the backfield led by Jack Reiling. Jack would score only to have the play taken away on a holding call.
Ridgefield scored one more time before but the extra-point missed, keeping the score 14-0 in the first quarter.
The Fairfield defense created plenty of pressure led by a tough defensive line of Danny Haidar, Charlie Mitola and Max Aderholt-koon. An even tougher secondary led by Kieran Heske , Ryan Voytas Logan Marson, Kevin Howard and Cole Curtin recorded several tackles for the defense keeping the Tigers out of the end zone for the remainder of the game.
Reiling scored for a second time after connecting with Harrison Keith for a 45-yard pass to the endzone. Reiling converted the extra point. Karl Schmidt connected with tight end Paul Sussman for a catch and Harrison scored. Andre Mead finished the scoring with a pick-six and Patrick Covino scored on the conversion to close the game and give Fairfield a 27-14 victory.
Wildcats next face New Canaan Black on Saturday, 3 p.m. at Ludlowe.