No. 9 Greenwich Wins Defensive Battle Against No. 6 Fairfield Preparation

Greenwich (3-1) had been on the road all season as brand-new bleachers were being installed at the institution however obtained word Friday afternoon they would certainly be playing at home. The Cardinals racked up on 2 long damaged plays. The protection did the remainder to beat the Jesuits.

“Our protection took last week personal (a loss to Shelton),” Greenwich coach Anthony Morello said. “They came in with a chip on their shoulders today defensively. They wanted to make a statement and they did.

“The entire team had a great week of practice. You can always inform when they’re listened for the totality of the week. They were secured. Made no mental mistakes. It’s rather black and white, when they’re locked in and concentrated, they can do great things.”

Greenwich would certainly rack up initially on a 66-yard run by quarterback Jack Wilson with 4:38 left in the initial quarter.

Preparation would certainly answer prior to the half, racking up on a 29-yard pass from Connor Smith to Jack Reiling with 1:27 to play before halftime.

Greenwich racked up on the initial drive on the third quarter with Wilson scrambling to his right before striking Charlie Dixon down the sideline for a 68-yard goal pass.

Preparation would certainly obtain in the red area twice in the second half however failed to rack up each time.

“We had a hard time on the offensive end for certain. We have a lot of job to do,” Preparation coach Keith Hellstern said. “It’s been type of an up-and-down season in that way however it’s part of the growing pains that we figured we would certainly have entering the preseason. We would certainly really hope by Week 4 to have even more rhythm, however we really did not have it today. We had spurts and stalls and that was the way the game wound up. Preparation recuperated a Greenwich fumble with 1:48 delegated play on the Greenwich 34 however can not transform. Transformed the ball over on downs with 16 secs remaining.

The teams integrated for 16 punts on the afternoon with both teams regularly remaining in third-and-long situations adhering to sacks or tackles for losses.

Greenwich, which required a win to stay in the CIAC Class LL race, obtains a bye currently before facing St. Joseph, Trumbull and New Canaan.

Preparation, which shed for the initial time, also has a week off prior to traveling to Notre Dame-West Haven on Oct. 15.

Michael Sinisi, Greenwich, Sr., OL/DL: Sinisi, an offensive lineman, was called right into task on protection for this game and played both ways all afternoon, making large plays as a defensive tackle.

“We played lights-out protection. This is my initial time playing defense because young people football and I assume we all did a great task,” Sinisi said. “We needed to quit the run. It appears like we did that. Loved playing over there. It’s a different sort of sensation when you’re playing defense.