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 FCIAC.net , 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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