Darien U14 girls soccer wins A league title
The Darien girls U-14 Blue travel team won the Connecticut Junior Soccer Association's southwest district division A league.
The team, coached by Alan Johnson, finished the regular season with just one loss this Fall.
On the eighth Darien won the semifinal match over Fairfield. Ella Murphy scored a goal in the first half and, thanks to a strong defense led by Annie Arrix, Olivia DeGulis, Ellie DeSouza and Ali Quirk, the team advanced to the finals with a well-deserved 1-0 victory.
The following day Murphy scored two goals and Josie O'Brien netted one as Darien avenged their only loss of the season by beating Bridgeport 3-0. Caroline Orphanos recorded her second straight shutout in goal. For the season, Darien yielded just six goals in 10 league matches.