Norwalk 5, Darien 1
DARIEN– Andres Torres scored a natural hat trick, netting three straight goals to open the second half which snapped a 1-1 tie and propelled the unbeaten Bears over Darien.
Norwalk, which improved to 3-0, jumped out to a 1-0 lead on a goal by Jake Zuniga with Fabian Carvajal recording the assist.
But Darien tied it before halftime on the first goal allowed this season by freshman goaltender Svet Kozak.
That’s when Torres took over, giving NHS a 2-1 lead on his first goal as Ignacio Navarro assisted. Torres’ second goal, with an assist from Chris Puente, made it 3-1, before he completed his hat trick with an unassisted goal to give the Bears a 4-1 lead.
Mike Broncati closed out the scoring with an assist from Santiago Muriel.
Norwalk outshot the Blue Wave 12-3.
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