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The New Canaan (CT) varsity football team won Thursday's home non-conference game against rival school Darien (CT) by a score of 17-14.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Darien077014
New Canaan7001017
Final score provided by J. Salvador.
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Box Score Stats

Darien (18-19)

New Canaan (18-19)

53
Total Plays
55
12
First Downs
13
7
Penalties
10
70
Penalty Yards
107
22:29
Possession Time
25:31

Game Stats

Darien

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals1631181.51611.334929.8
10Cooper Hancock (Sr)1530173.50011.534928.2
11Peter Graham (Jr)1181.0008.011118.8
New Canaan

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals1224125.50010.4112062.0
10Drew Pyne (Jr)1224125.50010.4112062.0

Rushing

Darien has not entered any rushing stats.
New Canaan

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals321263.9411
4Drew Guida (Jr)221.01
5J.r. Moore (Sr)141269.041
7Zach Lapolice (Jr)188.08
10Drew Pyne (Jr)4153.810
16C. Sweeney (So)362.051
20Q. O'connell (Sr)7-31-4.42

Receiving

Darien has not entered any receiving stats.
New Canaan

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals1212510.4201
3Luke Morton (Jr)3206.715
5J.r. Moore (Sr)1-1-1.0-1
6Wyatt Wilson (Sr)44411.0161
7Zach Lapolice (Jr)12626.015
20Q. O'connell (Sr)33612.020
Darien

Off. Fum and Pnk Blks

#Athlete NameFumLostPnk Blk
Team Totals11
10Cooper Hancock (Sr)11
New Canaan

Off. Fum and Pnk Blks

#Athlete NameFumLostPnk Blk
Team Totals2
5J.r. Moore (Sr)1
20Q. O'connell (Sr)1

All Purpose Yards

Darien has not entered any all purpose yards stats.
New Canaan

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals12612538224315
2Ben Schneider (Sr)22
3Luke Morton (Jr)2020
4Drew Guida (Jr)22426
5J.r. Moore (Sr)126-1125
6Wyatt Wilson (Sr)4444
7Zach Lapolice (Jr)82634
10Drew Pyne (Jr)1515
16C. Sweeney (So)66
20Q. O'connell (Sr)-31363843
Darien

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals181181
10Cooper Hancock (Sr)173173
11Peter Graham (Jr)88
New Canaan

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals125126125251
3Luke Morton (Jr)2020
4Drew Guida (Jr)22
5J.r. Moore (Sr)126-1125
6Wyatt Wilson (Sr)4444
7Zach Lapolice (Jr)82634
10Drew Pyne (Jr)12515140
16C. Sweeney (So)66
20Q. O'connell (Sr)-31365
Darien

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals4127684.0
6Michael Minicus (Jr)213
7Bruce Ferguson (Sr)213
8Blake Cellar (Sr)99
9Sam Wilson (Jr)94131.0
20Alex VonJena (Sr)84122.0
22Jackson Peters (Jr)213
37Alex Quirk (Sr)235
52Will Bothwell (Jr)123
54Connor Fay (Sr)46101.0
56John Lochtefeld (Sr)123
58Charles Hunter (Sr)134
New Canaan

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals3210423.0
1Garrett Braden (Sr)55
2Ben Schneider (Sr)235
4Drew Guida (Jr)44
8A. Rakoczy (Sr)4261.0
9W. Rechtermann (Sr)33
12Keiran Buck (Sr)224
19Sergiy Babenkov (Sr)314
24Charlie Cunney (Sr)22
40C. Canet (So)213
55Harrison Skyrm (Sr)111.0
74Jack Stewart (Sr)4151.0

Sacks

Darien has not entered any sacks stats.
New Canaan

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals5.026
1Garrett Braden (Sr)1.03
8A. Rakoczy (Sr)1.013
12Keiran Buck (Sr)2.06
19Sergiy Babenkov (Sr)1.04
Darien

Interceptions

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPD
Team Totals100.04
20Alex VonJena (Sr)1
22Jackson Peters (Jr)100.01
54Connor Fay (Sr)2
New Canaan

Interceptions

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPD
Team Totals3248.012
1Garrett Braden (Sr)2
2Ben Schneider (Sr)1
4Drew Guida (Jr)12424.01
8A. Rakoczy (Sr)1
12Keiran Buck (Sr)1
24Charlie Cunney (Sr)200.02
40C. Canet (So)4

Fumbles and Blocks

Darien has not entered any fumbles and blocks stats.
New Canaan

Fumbles and Blocks

#Athlete NameFmb RecFR YdsCausBlk PntsBlk FGs
Team Totals373
5J.r. Moore (Sr)1
8A. Rakoczy (Sr)1
12Keiran Buck (Sr)17
20Q. O'connell (Sr)1
40C. Canet (So)1
55Harrison Skyrm (Sr)1

Kickoffs

Darien has not entered any kickoffs stats.
New Canaan

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsAvgLngTB
Team Totals419649.050
4Drew Guida (Jr)419649.050

Punts

Darien has not entered any punts stats.
New Canaan

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals818022.5381
77Jack Conley (Sr)818022.5381

Kickoff Returns

Darien has not entered any kickoff returns stats.
New Canaan

Kickoff Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLng
Team Totals23819.022
20Q. O'connell (Sr)23819.022

Punt Returns

Darien has not entered any punt returns stats.
New Canaan

Punt Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals122.0240
2Ben Schneider (Sr)122.022
20Q. O'connell (Sr)38

Points

Darien has not entered any points stats.
New Canaan

Points

#Athlete NameTDTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals212517
6Wyatt Wilson (Sr)166
16C. Sweeney (So)166
98Nicholas Radman (So)55

PATs and Field Goals

Darien has not entered any pats and field goals stats.
New Canaan

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot
Team Totals221.012.5285
98Nicholas Radman (So)221.012.5285

Touchdowns

Darien has not entered any touchdowns stats.
New Canaan

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD FRTD IRTD PRTD KORTD Tot
Team Totals112
6Wyatt Wilson (Sr)11
16C. Sweeney (So)11

Recap Video

Game Story

Connecticut High School Football - New Canaan sneaks past Darien

November 22, 2018: New Canaan, CT 06840

The New Canaan Rams (New Canaan, CT) football edged the visiting Darien Blue Wave (Darien, CT), 17-14 in Thursday's non-league bout.

In their next game, the Rams face the Shelton Gaels (Shelton, CT) in a non-league bout, on Tuesday, November 27. New Canaan will attempt to move on its 8-2 season record. The Gaels enter the bout with a 10-0 record after their 62-6 non-league win over Derby (Derby, CT).

Coaches Summary

First Quarter

New Canaan (4:19) Christian Sweeney 5 Yd. TD RUN
New Canaan (4:19) Nicholas Radman EXTRA POINT

Second Quarter

Darien (3:45) Tyler Herget 27 Yd. PUNT RETURN TD
Darien (3:45) Will Kirby EXTRA POINT

Third Quarter

Darien (4:51) TJ Cornacchia FUMBLE RECOVERY TD
Darien (4:51) Will Kirby EXTRA POINT

Fourth Quarter

New Canaan (9:47) Nicholas Radman 28 Yd. FIELD GOAL
New Canaan (6:58) Wyatt Wilson 16 Yd. TD PASS from Drew Pyne
New Canaan (6:58) Nicholas Radman EXTRA POINT

Highlight Videos

Players of the Game

Darien (18-19)

Congratulations to #20 Alex VonJena for being selected the Defensive Darien Football Player of the Game.

  • Alex VonJena (Defensive)

New Canaan (18-19)

New Canaan has not selected any Players of the Game.
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  1. M. Rogottie

    Any score yet? Who has the ball?
    Posted @ 11:09a
  2. J. Keever

    7-0, NC - 8:52 2Q D Ball4&2 on Nc 22. Turnover on downs. Streamed on YouTube Darien Athletic Foundation
    Posted @ 11:12a
  3. M. Rogottie

    Thank you J Keever.
    Posted @ 11:13a
  4. J. Keever

    Enjoy the stream. 20 degrees w 15 mph nw winds
    Posted @ 11:14a
  5. M. Rogottie

    OH MAN! Thank you so much! Watching from Florida!
    Posted @ 11:15a
  6. M. Rogottie

    Way too cold for me! When it gets to 73 we turn our heat on! LOL.
    Posted @ 11:17a
  7. C. C

    It’s so cold for me too
    Posted @ 11:27a
  8. J. Keever

    7-7 2:40 2Q Darien ties it on a Kirby 28 yard punt return for a TD
    Posted @ 11:29a
  9. J. Keever

    It’s streaming on you tube
    Posted @ 11:31a
  10. J. Keever

    it’s streaming on you tube
    Posted @ 11:31a
  11. J. Keever

    Herget punt return
    Posted @ 11:35a
  12. MaxPreps

    Game Started
    Darien
    Blue Wave
    0 - 0
    New Canaan
    Rams
    Posted @ 11:36a
  13. J. Keever

    3rd Quarter ~11 minutes to go
    Darien
    Blue Wave
    7 - 7
    New Canaan
    Rams
    Posted @ 11:36a
  14. C. Scholl

    4th Quarter Under a minute to go
    Darien
    Blue Wave
    14 - 17
    New Canaan
    Rams
    Posted @ 1:08p
  15. C. C

    End of 4th Quarter
    Darien
    Blue Wave
    14 - 17
    New Canaan
    Rams
    Posted @ 1:19p
  16. J. Salvador

    Final
    Darien
    Blue Wave
    14 - 17
    New Canaan
    Rams

Rankings & Records

Darien (18-19)

NationalCTClass
56564
OverallLeagueHomeAwayWin %League %PFPA
9-28-05-04-2.8181.000346104

New Canaan (18-19)

NationalCTClass
36042
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
10-36-14-15-11-1.769.857405207

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Darien
2.88.57.86.031.5
New Canaan
12.710.44.92.631.2

Darien

New Canaan

Team Stat Comparison

DarienNew Canaan
94.9Rushing Yards Per Game116.2
205.6Passing Yards Per Game217.5
300.5Total Yards Per Game333.8
57.4Tackles Per Game62.2
2.7Sacks Per Game3.7
28.1Points Per Game31.2

Team Leaders

DarienNew CanaanNational Avg.
#28 Andrew Lucas64.8Rushing Yards Per Game#5 J.r. Moore59.221.1
#10 Cooper Hancock192.2Passing Yards Per Game#10 Drew Pyne200.247.3
#10 Cooper Hancock192.4Total Yards Per Game#10 Drew Pyne217.136.3
#54 Connor Fay8.8Tackles Per Game#40 Christopher Canet6.52.9
#52 Will Bothwell0.7Sacks Per Game#76 Matthew Rigione1.00.2
#21 Will Kirby11.4Points Per Game#20 Quintin O'connell9.22.2

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Darien2-0New Canaan1-1
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
9/22/18DarienSt. Joseph(W) 22-79/8/18New CanaanSt. Joseph(L) 28-0
10/26/18TrumbullDarien(W) 42-139/21/18New CanaanTrumbull(W) 48-7

Record Breakdown

Darien (18-19)

New Canaan (18-19)

9-2
Overall
10-3
8-0
League
6-1
1-1
Non-League
2-1
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
2-0
Common Opponent
1-1
5-0
Home
4-1
4-2
Away
5-1
0-0
Neutral
1-1
0-1
Playoff
2-1
9-2
In-State
9-3
0-0
Out-of-State
1-0