Fairfield Giants roundup

Giants' linebacker Peter Strang (55) pressures the Seymour quarterback.

Giants’ linebacker Peter Strang (55) pressures the Seymour quarterback.

The Fairfield Giant Junior Midgets notched their third win of the season, and their second in a row in come from behind fashion, defeating Seymour 18-14.

The Giants faced a scrappy Seymour team that got on the board first with a 70-yard run. The Giants answered, missed the PAT, and were down. They traded turnovers, with a Seymour 65-yard interception return putting the Wildcats in front 14-6 at the half.

The Giants refused to quit and played a great second half. The defense shut down Seymour and held them scoreless while the offense notched two scores, the last one coming with four minutes left in the game.

It was a total team effort for the second week in a row. Strong second half shut-down defense combined with  hard running and  big play passing resulted in the win.

Pee Wee

Fairfield 26, Seymour 0

The Giants Pee Wee team posted their third shutout win of the season, improving to 4-1 with a 26-0 victory over the Seymour Tigers on Sunday afternoon at Sullivan Field.

Quarterback Nick Morris started the offensive barrage in the first quarter with a 55-yard touchdown run off tackle.

Morris would score again late in the period on a 5-yard bootleg (Hibberd kick), giving the Giants an early 14-0 lead.

Running back Peter Strang and tight end Griffin Harding would both score on 65-yard passes, making the score 26-0 in the third quarter.

The real story of the day was the Giants defense, limiting the Tigers to just three first downs all game.

Aaron Sepot, Tim Walton, Robert D’Elia, Jack Gremes and Harding did a great job containing the Tigers running game.

Grady Golier, Jakob Bermudez, Ben Gaffney, Drew Buckley, Mike innaimo and Gavin Toth held the passing game in check through four quarters.

Offensive line standouts were Max Spies, Walton, Nick Versea, Connor Gitman, Grant Panareese, Jamie Caposella and Anthony Bambus.

Junior Pee Wee1

Fairfield 27, Seymour 0

The JPW1 team registered their first shut out win, 27-0 over the Seymour Tigers.

Jack Melbourne scored his first of two touchdowns on the first drive and Fairfield never slowed down.

The defense was relentless holding Seymour to two first downs the whole game. The defense was led by Dustyn Pool, Sean Donohue, Michael Selca, and Justyn Davis.

Up by 20 at the half, the Giants kept the ball on the ground.

Jordan Davis scored his second of two rushing TD’s behind strong blocking by Chance de la Garrigue and Mac Gleason. The Giants line held strong and secured the 27-0 victory. Next week:Trumbull.

Junior Pee Wee2

Fairfield 21, Springfield  0

The Springfield (Mass.) Longhorn offense was consistently denied by the Giants.

The Longhorns kicked off and Fairfield’s Patten Royal returned the kick 40 yards.  The Giants struck first when running back Sean O’Neil on second down streaked 38 yards for the first score of the game.

The Giant’s fullback Cooper Anderson converted the PAT.

The Longhorns advanced the kickoff from Andrew Reynolds to the Giant’s 49 yard line, where they fumbled the ball and Fairfield’s Matthew Mitchell recovered.

Fairfield’s offense took over and Harrison Spangler rushed to the outside for 17 yards and the score. Anderson punched in his second PAT to lift the Giants 14-0.

Fairfield’s defensive line, led by Benico Jara, Parker Pasmeg, Jack Ransome, Timothy Bango-Jasko, Joseph Macri and Andrew Reynolds, put pressure on the Longhorns backfield all day.

Linebackers Mark Wrobel and Jack Balsano moved the Longhorns backwards regularly.

The Giant’s Anthony Falletta recoved a Springfield fumble in the third quarter to end a Longhorn’s drive.

Fairfield ran early and often with backs Jaylin Riley, Deuce Barnaby, Ryan Faris and Patten Royal.

Springfield took to the air in the fourth quarter only to be picked off by O’Neil, who returned the interception 31 yards for the score. Anderson got the hat trick with his third PAT of the day sealing the Fairfield victory 21-0 and lifting the Giant’s JPW2 team to 5-0. Fairfield hosts Trumbull Oct 4.

Mitey Mite Sr

Fairfield 6, Seymour 0

Fairfield won its second game of the season against  Seymour 6-0 with a impressive performance by the defense.

The defense played hard with many tackles for losses. Robert Cortina led the way with four tackles, all for losses.

The Giants offense got going in the second half and scored on a long run by John Kleinbeck.

Tate Mahoney and Chris Bellantoni, the two quarterbacks, had a great day managing the game and keeping the offense driving down the field.

The offensive line blocked really well for the Giants in the second half attributing to the win for Fairfield. This was a huge effort by the Giants on both sides of the ball.

Mitey Mite Jr

New Haven 24, Fairfield 18

Fairfield quarterback Jonathan Morris ran 31 yards for a touchdown on his third carry as the Giants hosted New Haven.

Morris scored again in the second quarter off a 23-yard effort to lift Fairfield to the win over the Steelers.

New Haven’s RB Jonathan Evans found a seam and put the Steelers on the board making it 12-6.

Fairfield’s William Dunn, Rhett Davies, Justin Toothaker and Sean McCurley made key blocks that allowed Morris to coast 40 yards for his third score of the day, widening the lead to 18-6 at the half.

The defense, led by Max Pechman, Cole Westerlund, Angelo Boci, Tyler Cirilli and Conrad Burki, got into the Steelers backfield often in the first half.

New Haven’s Teriq Mallory closed the gap to 18-12 in the third quarter.

Holding penalties and false starts doomed Fairfield’s most promising drive in the fourth quarter.

Finbar Maloy and Ryan Menozzi ran Fairfield from its  23 to New Haven’s 32 before turning it over on downs.

New Haven’s Evans once again popped out of trouble and into the end zone tying the game 18-18.

The Giants last drive stalled on penalties and led to a punt. The Steeler’s Mallory  with time expiring found the end zone to grab the win. Fairfield hosts Trumbull on Oct 3.

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