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McMahon Tops Norwalk In Thanksgiving Day Football Match-Up

Darien topped previously undefeated New Canaan in Thanksgiving Day football action.
Darien topped previously undefeated New Canaan in Thanksgiving Day football action. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – High school football is as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and cranberry sauce in Fairfield County as the regular season closed out over the holiday.

And this year's game were not without surprises, according to , the website for the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference.

In Class L, Darien knocked off the top-ranked team in the state, New Canaan, 28-24, to take over the No. 1 seed in the playoffs. Unbeaten New Canaan won the FCIAC championship last week with a 31-20 win over St.  Joseph.

Here is the scoreboard for Thanksgiving football games played Wednesday and Thursday:

  • Darien 28, New Canaan 24
  • St. Joseph 61, Trumbull 26
  • Greenwich 27, Staples 7
  • McMahon 35, Norwalk 14
  • Warde 44, Ludlowe 21
  • Central 28, Harding 20
  • Westhill 40, Stamford 0
  • Wilton 26, Trinity Catholic 7
  • Bassick 35, Bullard-Havens 16
  • Ridgefield 35, Danbury 6
  • Fairfield Prep 29, West Haven 20
  • Joel Barlow 46, Weston 14

Darien (10-1) will host No. 8 Daniel Hand (8-3), the two-time defending champion, in the quarterfinals Tuesday.

New Canaan (11-1) saw its first loss and will be the No. 3 seed in Class L. The Rams will host No. 6 Farmington (9-2) in Tuesday’s quarterfinals.

Ridgefield is No. 8 in Class LL and will play at No. 1 Newtown in the quarterfinals. St. Joseph is No. 2 in Class M and will host No. 7 Ledyard in the quarterfinals. Both games will be played on Tuesday.

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