Staples had an opportunity to score in the first half when they drove the length of the field in series that lasted 18 plays, 13 of which went to junior running back Harris Levi ’18. But the Blue Wave stopped them in the red zone and forced Staples to attempt a field goal, which they missed.
Staples defense waits to hear the play call from the coaches
Staples defense was much stronger in the second half, only giving up a single touchdown. However, it did not matter because the Staples offense could not put up any points.
Both teams will next play on Thanksgiving Day. Darien will battle for the FCIAC championship against New Canaan. The Wreckers will face Greenwich away at 10:30 in their last regular season game.