Darien athletes help pace Dragons
Published 12:00 am, Thursday, May 18, 2017
Mack Muller (Westport) was 3-for-4 with a double and 2 RBIs while Tim Mira (Stamford) was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Sean Hogan (Westport) had a double and two RBIs while James Velgot (Weston) had a hit and an RBI.
Velgot also had the defensive play of the game, robbing a Brunswick player of a home run.
Earlier in the week, Hogan went six innings, striking out five as the Dragons fell 5-3 in another tight loss to Rye Country Day.
The Dragons trailed 9-2 entering the seventh inning, but Lucy Nelson (Westport) hit a grand slam in the gap and made a game of it late in the defeat.
The Dragons threw a balanced scoring attack at King, but defensively just couldn't stay with the Vikings and dropped its regular season finale.
Liam Murphy (Westport) led GFA with three goals while Ethan Haas (Darien), Charlie Benson (Darien) and Will Byrne (Darien) scored two goals apiece. Zach Liston (Wilton) scored once and helped set up four other tallies while Ian Epps (Darien) also scored and David Hoffman (Westport) had two assists.
Goalie Ryan Pilkington (Weston) made seven saves.
Earlier in the week, GFA lost to Brunswick by a 13-7 score.
Byrne scored four times against the Bruins while Ryan Caione (New Canaan) added three. Liston added an assist.
Pilkington made eight saves.