The No. 1 team in the state, Xavier, lost to North Haven, Darien thumped Greenwich, St. Joe’s beat Fairfield Prep on a Hail Mary, Newtown won an emotional home opener and Hand won in the final seconds against Hillhouse.
Here are the games covered by Hearst Connecticut Newspapers with links to the stories.
The Rams scored early and often, largely shut down Bassick quarterback Vochan Fowler and rolled to 2-0. Greenwich up next.
The Presidents moved to 2-0 for the first time in a long time while the Black Knights remained winless.
Anferny Ith had a bit of a coming out party and the Hatters rolled.
Eagles scored with under a minute to play to pick up first win.
Wilton had chances but Staples was able to survive and move to 1-0.
Ervin Phillips ran for 5 touchdowns and the Westies rolled.
Emotional night for the Newtown community as the team honored the Sandy Hook victims with green jerseys and won a football game while they were at it. Special night captured well in the story and photos.
Bobby Drysdale ran for 251 yards to help Bobcats improve to 2-0.
Two Catholic schools and the game ends on a Hail Mary. Perfect. This one lived up to the hype and delighted the capacity crowd.
Darien came out flying and never looked back as Silas Wyper completed 19-of-31 for 229 yards as the Blue Wave made a huge statement in the FCIAC.
Westhill rallied to score in the final minute to defeat their cross-city rival.
Stratford rallies but Weston holds on in SWC showdown.