The New Canaan Black sixth grade football team was defeated 19-7 by the Darien Wave Saturday night at Dunning Stadium.

After Darien took an early 6-0 lead, New Canaan used a powerful ground attack to march the ball down the field behind long runs from Thomas Russo. The line of Nick Potter, Max Holmberg, Charlie Hane, Will Ostrand, Hamilton Stuart and Harrison Kazlauskas opened large holes. The Rams scored to tie the game, and Michael Tuffy kicked the extra point with David Kelly holding to put the Rams up 7-6.

Defensive standouts for New Canaan included Owen Shin, Nicholas LaMorte and Hane.

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