DARIEN, Conn. – The Darien White 8th grade football team lost its first game of the season Sunday with a 22-18 setback to Westport North in a Fairfield County Football League game.
Darien had allowed only 24 points all season before losing to Westport, which has won four straight games. Westport is 5-2 overall while Darien fell to 6-1.
Darien finishes the regular season on Sunday with a home game against Ridgefield Orange. Darien White and Ridgefield Black are tied for the best record in the eighth grade division of the league at 6-1. Darien White beat Ridgefield, 14-6, in the first week of the season. Both teams will be among the favorites when the league holds its season-ending tournament in November.