Prep defeats West Haven, advances to final (updated)

Nick Crowle goes air born to avoid a tackle in Fairfield Prep's 29-28 Class LL state semifinal win over West Haven. (Photo by David G. Whitham)

Nick Crowle goes air born to avoid a tackle on his way to the winning touchdown in Fairfield Prep’s 29-28 Class LL state semifinal victory over West Haven. (Photo by David G. Whitham)

 

The Fairfield Prep football team defeated West Haven, 29-28, in the Class LL state semifinals held at Trumbull High on Saturday.
Coach Tom Shea’s No. 7 Jesuits (11-2) will play No. 7 Southington (11-1) for the title at 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Arute Field on the campus of Central Connecticut State University.
Nick Crowle ran for a 28-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter to defeat the No. 6 Westies (10-3).
Colton Smith scored on touchdown runs of nine and one yard for Prep, which trailed 13-9 at the half.
The Jesuits took a 22-19 lead into the final period, after John DelliSanti returned a punt 65 yards for a touchdown.
West Haven’s Ervin Phillips scored from three yards out, and went back on top 26-22 on Tayvon Gibbs’ PAT kick.
Cowle’s score, and Hank Healy’s conversion kick, made it 29-28, and Smith gave the Westies a two-point safety to end the game.
See the next issue of the Sun for complete game story.

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