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Hop on board.
Today, programs throughout Fairfield join the rest of the region by getting their seasons started.
And there are a couple of noteworthy coaching debuts.
Let’s get right to it, shall we:
John Wiseman makes his debut as Wilton coach with a 4 p.m. game at Westhill and Roy Colsey debuts as Ridgefield coach with a 3:30 p.m. contest against visiting Bridgeport Central.
Wilton 11, Westhill 3
Ridgefield 15, Bridgeport Central 4
In other Fairfield action, Norwalk plays at Greenwich and Staples visits Darien at 3 p.m. The latter game marks the Staples debut of new coach Paul McNulty, the former Wilton head coach and a Staples alumnus.
Greenwich 12, Norwalk 7
Darien 14, Staples 3
In Suffolk, there are a couple of intriguing showdowns as Shoreham-Wading River hosts Mount Sinai at 11 a.m., and Smithtown West visits Rocky Point at 2 p.m.
Mount Sinai 7, SWR 5
Smithtown West 8, Rocky Point 7
There’s a huge Long Island showdown as Ward Melville looks to bounce back from its loss yesterday to Lindenhurst with a game at Garden City.
Garden City 7, Ward Melville 5
The big game in Westchester is Rye playing at Iona Prep at 4:30 p.m. The Garnets, who edge Iona by a goal last season, allowed an uncharacteristic 13 goals yesterday in a loss at John Jay. This may give Putnam Valley some hope at unseating the Garnets as Class C sectional champs. The Tigers have a big game today at 10 a.m. at Pleasantville.
Iona Prep 11, Rye 5
Put Valley 10, Pleasantville 4
Darien leads 5-0 after the first quarter.
The Blue Wave extended the lead to 7-2 at the half. Matheis and Foley each have three goals, Gleason has the other for Darien.
It’s Darien 9-3 after three. Foley now has four goals, Matheis three, Gleason and Bolton one each.
Final: Darien 13-6. Final stats: Foley 4-1, Matheis 3-1, Gleason 3, Bolton 2, Annechino 1.
Notes: The game marked the debut of new Staples coach Paul McNulty, the former Wilton head coach and a Staples alumnus.The Staples-Darien game will be broadcast on Cablevision channel 84 tomorrow and Friday at 7 p.m.
Final: Greenwich 10, Norwalk 2
Final: Wilton 21, Westhill 2
Final: Ridgefield 21, Bridgeport Central 0
From Section 1:
Final: Rye 13, Iona Prep 8
From Long Island:
Final: Garden City 7, Ward Melville 6
Final: Rocky Point 11, Smithtown West 8
Final: Shoreham-Wading River 9, Mount Sinai 4
Final: East Hampton 8, Islip 2
Other Conn., Long Island scores:
Brunswick School 13, Taft School 4
Hauppauge 13 Half Hollow Hills West 10
Kings Park 16, Southampton 0
Sachem North 17, Longwood 4
Westhampton Beach 14, Bellport 7
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