FAIRFIELD, Conn.-- The Fairfield Wildcats youth football program enjoyed a stellar opening weekend, with all but one of the age groups bringing home a win.
The Fairfield eighth grade team opened the season in a defensive battle, edging Darien Blue, 6-0. A late fourth quarter touchdown by Jack Curtis provided the game's only scoring.
The Seventh Grade Wildcat squad secured a convincing 28-6 road win against Westport North.
The Wildcats enjoyed standout performances from Aidan Kilgallon, Justin Coudert and Jesse Lawson, who spent much of the game playing both offense and defense.
The fifth grade squad shut out Westport, 14-0, in its season debut. Running back Lorenzo Cooper ran for more than 100 yards and scored both Wildcat touchdowns.
The Wildcats fourth grade (blue) squad also had a strong showing, defeating Westport, 27-6.
A few big plays proved to be the undoing for Fairfield's sixth grade squad, which dropped its opener to Westport, 21-0.