North Haven vs. Fitch LIVE High School Boys Football Tuesday 11/28/2023
In a thrilling varsity football playoff matchup, the North Haven Nighthawks emerged victorious over the Fitch Falcons, claiming a hard-fought 27-24 victory. The North Haven Nighthawks and Fitch Falcons will face off in a varsity football playoff game on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 6:30 PM at North Haven High School.
- Sport: Varsity Football
- Matchup: North Haven Nighthawks vs Fitch Falcons
- Game Type: Playoff
- Bracket: 2023 Connecticut High School Football Playoff Brackets: CIAC – Class MM
- Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2023
- Time: 6:30 PM (Local Time)
- Location: North Haven High School – (CT)
- Live Stream: Watch here
From the opening kickoff, both teams displayed their offensive prowess, with the Nighthawks’ Trysten Dos leading the charge. Dos, a dynamic quarterback, orchestrated the Nighthawks’ offense with precision, connecting with wide receiver Luke Pandolfi for a series of impressive completions. Running back Anthony Avitabile also proved to be a force to be reckoned with, consistently breaking through the Falcons’ defense for crucial gains.
Meanwhile, the Falcons, led by quarterback Cooper Callahan, refused to back down. Callahan displayed his impressive arm strength and accuracy, finding open receivers with pinpoint throws. Running back Anthony Parker also showcased his elusiveness, weaving through the Nighthawks’ defense for several key yards.
The first half ended with the score tied at 14-14, setting the stage for an intense second half. In the third quarter, the Nighthawks took control, with Dos and Avitabile leading the team down the field for a touchdown. The Falcons responded with a touchdown of their own, tying the game at 21-21 heading into the final quarter.
The fourth quarter was a nail-biting affair, with both teams exchanging possessions and making crucial defensive stops. With just minutes remaining, the Nighthawks capitalized on a Falcons’ turnover, driving down the field and scoring what would prove to be the game-winning touchdown. The Falcons made a valiant effort to respond, but time ran out, securing the victory for the Nighthawks.
The Nighthawks’ victory was a testament to their teamwork, perseverance, and ability to execute under pressure. They now advance to the Class MM state championship game, where they will face off against a worthy opponent.