Darien Little League wraps up it season with a big weekend of activity Saturday and Sunday at McGuane Park.
Saturday will feature three All-Star games and skills competitions. On Sunday, the league will hold championship games in the AAA Division and Minors at noon, and the Majors at 3:30. The AA All-Star game will start at 3:30. Visit the Darien LL website for a full list of games, activities and times.
The league will also distribute Sportsmanship Awards on Sunday. The award is the highest individual honor in the Darien LL, which is the largest in the nation. It is given to the player on each team who best embodies the Little League ideals of character, courage and loyalty.
The Sportsmanship Award winners are:Major League: Palmer's Market -- Porter Bowman; Kiwanis Club -- Nicholas Wildish; Rings End Lumber -- Charlie Cragin; Brown Thayer Shedd Insurance -- Michael Parsley; Darien Sport Shop -- Riley Marsh; Masonic Club -- Drake Corrigan; Grieb's Pharmacy -- Harry Watt; Lawrence Funeral Home -- Stephen Filanowski; Darien Police -- Lee Gardella; Dolcetti, Inc. -- Geoffrey Parnon; Darien Fire Department -- Colin Burke; Rotary Club -- Peter Ridder; Noroton Heights Fire Department -- Jack O'Neill; VFW -- Drew Costantino; Saint Thomas More Church -- Max Toscano; Church of Saint John -- Kyle Hornick; Piedmont Association -- Brandon Golino; and Noroton Fire Department - Britton Barthold.
Minor League: Fox Hill Builders -- Matthew Andriunas; Valor Capital -- Henry Thomas; Daigle & Travers Insurance -- Maguire Shea; Upper Crust Deli -- Patrick Finke; Vernals BP -- Alex Murray; Kelly Associates -- Austin Won; Fabricare Cleaners -- Jack Whittier; Miceli Insurance -- JW Keever; Nielsen's Florists -- Timothy Nessel; Darien Doughnut -- Tyler Aponte; Conte Garbage & Recycling -- Christian Santoro; Viking Global -- Liam Russell; Darien Rowayton Bank -- Dylan Fram; Swimm Pools -- Daniel Guarini; Merrill Lynch -- Nicholas Duffy; The Gardener's Center -- Ryan O'Neil; and BMW of Darien -- Spencer Hillman.
JR Schoen AAA League: Blue Wave Orthodontics -- Nicky Briganti; Darien Patch -- Cole Hanson; Empire Capital -- Santiago Perfumo; IST Baseball Headquarters -- Lawrence Story; Jefferies & Company -- Jamie Paul; KMG Electrical -- Aram Russell; My Tutor and Me -- Jack Gabriel; Richter Bober -- Luke Stahl; Osherow's Live Wires -- Jack Maley; Shippan Auto Body -- Sam Smith; Sportography -- Piers Roofthooft; and The Literacy Academy -- Timothy Cone.
Visit the Darien LL website for a full list of games, activities and times.
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