Boys Lacrosse

Eight-Goal Run Carries Darien Past Staples And Back To Class L Final

It was a seemingly innocuous play that did not succeed in a game his team had in control. But Tommy Hellman’s leaping effort to try and get the Darien boys lacrosse boys team possession with a ball rolling out of bounds late in the third quarter of tonight’s Class L semifinal was a microcosm of the Blue Wave’s effort to get back to a sixth straight final.

Boys Lacrosse

In Spectacular Semifinals, Wilton Stuns Darien And New Canaan Wins At Buzzer

NORWALK — It was unfathomable to think there could be anything more dramatic at tonight’s FCIAC boys lacrosse semifinals than Chris Canet’s goal at the final buzzer to give New Canaan an 11-10 win over Ridgefield in the opening game. That was until 2 1/2 hours later, when Wilton ended top-seeded Darien’s five-year reign as conference champion with a grinding 4-3 win, ending its 15-year absence from the final.