Jr Pee Wees win fourth straight game

The Giants Jr Pee Wee team (5-2) extended their win streak to four games, beating the West Haven Seahawks Saturday afternoon at Sullivan Field by the score of 14-6.
The teams slugged it out for four quarters, with Fairfield coming out on top in a very exciting finish.
Quarterback Nick Morris opened the scoring by capping off a 60-yard offensive drive with a 10-yard bootleg around the left side.
Defensively, the Giants would not give an inch to West Haven’s powerful running game.
The half would end with the score remaining 6-0. Fairfield’s offensive continued to grind out yardage. moving the chains with pounding runs and quick passes to start the third period.
After having a touchdown called back on an illegal motion penalty, Fairfield would be stuffed on a 4th-and-goal play from the 5.
The Seahawks felt a momentum shift coming. On the ensuing drive, they would strike with a 75-yard pass to tie game 6-6 with just under 5 minutes remaining.
It was time to dig deep and regroup as a team, and the Giants did just that.
Zigging and zagging downfield with great runs from Tommy O’Connell, Luke Martucci, AJ Montgomery, Dylan Fragameni, Mike Innaimo and Brendan Dunleavy, coupled with four pass completions from Morris to Jimmy Mockler, the Giants drove 65 yards to the Seahawk 3-yard line.
With the offensive line giving one last monstrous push, led by Owen Miller, Peter Strang, Robert DeLia, Alex Joliet and Hank Hackett, Morris would sneak into the end zone for a the touchdown with under two minutes to go in the game.
WH would make one last effort to score, driving down the Giants’ 40-yard line, where Grady Bartlett would bring down a sprinting receiver as the game clocked ticked to zero.

Mitey Mite Juniors
The Fairfield Giant’s Mitey Mites Juniors hosted the Stratford Redskins Sunday afternoon to celebrate the annual Homecoming weekend.
As it turned out, the Giants literally handed the Redskins a win with three minutes left in the fourth quarter, as they drove deep into Redskins territory charging towards the end zone and a potential tie game at 18 apiece.
Somehow, the Redskins defense came up with a controversial stripped ball that they then ran all the way back for a game-ending touchdown and 24-12 win.
Sean O’Neil and Tyler Bartlett each had rushing touchdowns for the Giants and Cooper Anderson punched up the middle for multiple carries and key yardage.
Defensively, the Giants struggled to get their footing, but received extra efforts from Joe Macri, Jack Ransome, Nolan Childers and Trevor Scholz.

Pee Wee
The Pee Wee team upped its record to 6-1 and earned a spot in the SCPW playoffs with a 34-6 win over Amity Sunday.
On the second play from scrimmage, Finn Duran took the handoff and went untouched into the end zone from 56 yards out.
Amity mounted a threat, but the Giants’ defense turned them away empty-handed. They did eventually score in the second quarter on a nice pass play for their only score of the game.
Aidan Wykoff scored the first of his two touchdowns, breaking several tackles, for a 45-yard score.
Brian Kiremidjian’s PAT kick was good, making the score 14-0.
On the ensuing kickoff, Duran recovered the ball, setting up Sam Roberto’s 15-yard touchdown, his first of two on the day.
The offense kept rolling as Wykoff scored again, weaving his way into the end zone. Peter Schwartz scored the PAT on a blast up the middle ending the half with the score 27-6.
Jackson Gilmore was singled out by the Giants’ coaching staff for his efforts.

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