WILTON, Conn. The fourth-grade Wilton Blue team topped the Darien Blue team, 27-7, on Tuesday night in the second round of playoffs.
On the second play of the game, Kyle Hyzy received a long snap from Jake Zeyher. Hyzy ran 70 yards for a touchdown with the help of superior blocking from the offensive line of Dominick Polito, Jack Savarese, Noah Levi, Matthew Dooley, Jack Lenz and Andrew Travers.
The defensive efforts from Patrick Burke, Savarese, Steven Tuin, Polito, Matthew McVey and Levi, who made a tackle for a 10-yard loss gave Darien a three-and-out. Reilly Sullivan then received a hand-off from Zeyher and ran all the way into the end zone. McVey scored the extra point.
Wilton fumbled on its next drive, but Sullivan recovered it. Jack DiRocco ran the ball to the 5-yard line. McVey scored the team's third touchdown with Brady Kuczo scoring the extra point. Long runs were made by Dooley, Burke, and Jack DiRocco in the second half with R2 DiRocco at quarterback. Anthony Andre made Wiltons final touchdown, with Zeyher scoring the extra point.
The second half also saw excellent defense by Tuin, Clyde Tinnen, R2 DiRocco, Jack Mariani, Drew Saumier and Alex Buse, who broke up a long pass to end the game. Cole Snyder had great blocking and did a good job on defense.
The team advances to the semifinals with a 9-0 record for the season. The entire Fairfield County Football League playoff grid can be seen at this weblink.
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