HS Boys Hockey: Darien 3, Fairfield Prep 2

Darien High jumped out to a two-goal lead in the second period and held on to defeat Fairfield Prep 3-2 in a boys hockey game Dec. 20. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Tuesday Dec. 23 at 7:30pm.

Darien (2-0) won the rematch of last year’s Division I state final, won by Prep 2-1 in overtime. The Blue Wave outshot the Jesuits 35-15 in the matchup of two of the state’s top hockey powers.

Brendan Cassidy and Jake Kirby scored in the second period for Darien. Prep cut it to 2-1 on Vinny D’Amore’s goal with 13.6 seconds left in the period.

Jack Pardue scored the winner for Darien 2:47 into the third period. Prep kept it close with John Edmonds’ goal a minute later.

Jack Taubl had 32 saves for Prep (1-1); Darien’s Will Massie had 13.

Read the game story by the Connecticut Post’s Michael Fornabio here.