The Mighty Mite Junior team defeated the Derby Red Raiders, 42-6 on Saturday at Sullivan Field.
Fairfield quarterback LJ Coleman scored the first touchdown of the game on a first-quarter bootleg. Coleman then tossed a 52-yard touchdown to Joe D'Elia early in the second, breaking the game open.
Fairfield's defense controlled Derby's offense, and even scored a touchdown when John Moore intercepted a Derby pass and returned it 63 yards.
Additional touchdowns were scored by R.J. Ihlefeld, Ronin O'Donnell, and Matt Passios.
The Giants take on the Stratford Redskins Saturday at noon at Sullivan Field in Fairfield.
Junior Pee Wee 1 28
Newington Knights 0
The Junior Pee Wee 1 team celebrated its first victory of the season by beating the Newington Knights 28-0. Nick Parisi rushed for three touchdowns.
John Reynolds also intercepted a pass, returning it for a score. The Pee Wee 1 team's next challenge will be the Hamden Hurricanes, Sunday at 9 a.m.at Sullivan Field.
Derby Red Raiders 19
The Junior Pee Wee 2 team lost a hard fought battle against Derby, 19-12.
Giants defensive end Charlie Wilcox stripped, then sprinted 50 yards sprint into the end zone for TD on the very first play of the game, giving the Giants the lead 6-0.
On Derby's next possession, the Red Raiders converted a critical fourth-down, en route to a 55-yard, touchdown-scoring drive. Fairfield and Derby were tied 6-6 at halftime.
Derby scored on an interception return for a TD , taking a 12-6 lead into the fourth. With five minutes left in the game, the Giants mounted a pounding drive which was stuffed at the Derby 5-yard line.
But Derby followed with a remarkable 45 yard touchdown run with just 50 seconds remaining, lifting the Red Raiders to victory.
The Junior Pee Wee 2 team will faceoff against the Milford Eagles next Sunday 11 a.m. at Sullivan Field.
Pee Wee 24
Newington Knights 0
The Pee Wee team defeated the Newington Knights Saturday 24-0.
The Giants' defense forced four Newington fumbles and Ian Bartlett intercepted a pass.
After a slow start, the offense put it in gear scoring three, second-half touchdowns in the second half. Lead by a strong offensive line the Giant backfield was able to control the game with both their running game and the pass.