In Darien third grade basketball action, the Huskies held off a late rally from the Fighting Irish for a 32-29 win.
The Huskies scoring trio of Isaac McMullin, Gavin Moffat and Louie Gorman kept the pressure on the Irish all game long. However, the Irish got strong defense from Jack Walsh, James Leone, Gerard Roarty and Charlie Oliver to keep them in the game.
Miles Drake of the Fighting Irish scored a game-high 21 points in defeat.
Hudson Hearle, Ryan Jones and Jake Vairo of the Huskies showed great teamwork when it counted, keeping the lead for the Huskies. Great rebounding from Duke Hagen and Jack Wilber of the Irish allowed for a close finish but good defense from the Huskies’ Jed Morgan and Will San Jose sealed the first victory of the season.