Fairfield Wildcats report: Eighth graders blast Ridgefield
Published 2:24 pm, Thursday, October 18, 2012
The eighth grade Wildcats improved to 5-2 this past Sunday with a 41-22 win over Ridgefield. Grant Carnemark and Justin Collier combined for more than 350 rushing yards and six Fairfield touchdowns.
The 8th grade team finishes up its regular season on Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. at PJ Romano field.
Seventh graders shut out Westport 12-0
The seventh-grade team improved to 6-1 winning a hard-fought, defensive battle with Westport 12-0 on Sunday. The Wildcats defense produced their third shutout of the season and cemented the victory with a big goal line stand.
The seventh graders close out their regular season versus New Canaan Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Fairfield Ludlowe High School.
Sixth graders remain undefeated
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The sixth-grade team beat Westport 20-14, improving to 7-0.
The Cats then orchestrated an 80-yard scoring drive, 40 of which was covered through the air, with strikes from Summers to Will Stearns and PJ Egan. Summers sealed the drive with a 25 yard screen pass to Lawson to put Fairfield up 13-0.
Knocking at the Westport door, Fairfield fumbled the ball into the end zone and Zach Michaels fell on the ball for the Fairfield's third score. Declan O'Donnell held on to Summers' pass for the conversion.
Westport scored late in the fourth, cutting Fairfield's lead to one score and turned Fairfield over again with a few minutes to play.
Fifth grade comeback falls short
After spotting Westport North a three-touchdown lead, the fifth grade team roared back with touchdowns on its last two possessions. But time ran out on their comeback and Fairfield lost 20-13 Sunday at Warde.
Conner O'Neill sprinted 60 yards for Fairfield's first score.
On their next possession, Ben Pulsifer sprinted down the sidelines on a reverse for 65 yards for the Wildcats' final touchdown.
Fourth graders beaten by Westport
The fourth grade team lost a hard fought battle with Westport, 7-0.
Fairfield will play Norwalk next Sunday at 2 p.m. at Ludlowe High school.
Third graders blank Westport
Fairfield beat Westport 20-0.
Harrison Keith had more than 100 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Tyler Lampley would score in the third quarter followed by a 2-point conversion to Brayden Mazzoni. The Wildcats took the lead 20-0 and closed out the final home game with a two-game winning streak. The Wildcats take on Ridgefield next.