Fairfield defeated Darien, 6-5, in the Section 1 Little League softball tournament for 11- and 12-year-olds Thursday night at Buck Rogers Field in Darien. Fairfield improved to 2-0 in the tournament, while Darien is 0-1. Darien returns to action Monday at 7 p.m. against Berlin at Hatters Park in Danbury.
Five teams are playing in the tournament. The top two at the end of round-robin play will meet for the Section 1 title next Friday at Darien High School. The Section 1 winner plays the Section 2 winner for the state title.
In the 9- and 10-year-old softball Section 1 tournament, Darien defeated Seymour, 8-3, to even its record to 1-1. Darien lost its opening game to Fairfield, 14-2, on Wednesday. Darien returns to action Saturday at 2 p.m. against Orange. The tournament is being play in Bristol.
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