Rookies get good looks in first round win
Darien blew out Southington 20-2 in the opening round of the Class L state championship tournament at home on Tuesday.
Fourth seed Darien (14-3) plays No. 5 Conard (13-3) in the quarterfinals 5pm Thursday at home.
Katie Ramsay, Ashley Humphrey and Mason Maloney had hat tricks, with Ramsay adding an assist.
Anna Stein scored and set up two goals.
Christine Fiore scored twice and had one assist.
Maddie Joyce scored two goals and had one assist.
Katie Elders, Nicole Humphrey, Emma Jaques, KiKi Tropsa, Charlotte Wittstock and Shea van den Broek scored one goal each.
Sarah Jaques had an assist.
In goal, Darien’s Carly Schoudel made four saves and Maggie Brooks made six.