FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Fairfields 7th Grade Blue Team traveled to Darien for its season opener. Darien White's ground game quickly put Darien up 7-0 in the first quarter. Darien threatened twice more in the half but did not score. In the second half, Darien scored again to go ahead 14-0. Fairfield Blue answered with a 70-yard touchdown run from Ross Gallace. In the fourth quarter, Josh Smith forced a fumble and Fairfield recovered. With time running out, quarterback Jack Dowden completed two 4th & 10 passes to Tyler Petry and Jeremy Thorne to keep the comeback alive. However, with no timeouts remaining, the drive ended at the Darien 20 yard line as the clock ran out. Ethan Burger led the Blue team in tackles.
A highlights video of the 7th grade Fairfield Wildcat Blue vs. Darien White game can be found at http://bcove.me/9b6cag75 .
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