FCIAC top performers for Monday-Friday, Feb. 15-19

Monday, Feb. 15

Georgia Cassidy, Darien Girls Ice Hockey

Cassidy reached a career milestone when she picked up her 200th career point during Darien’s 3-2 win over Hamden on Monday. Cassidy, scored two goals, including the game-winner in the third period after Hamden had rallied to win the game. Darien is 19-1 this season and will be the top seed in the FCIAC and state tournaments.

Kevin Remson, Norwalk/McMahon Boys Ice Hockey

Remson scored five goals as the Norwalk.McMahon co-op team rallied from a 4-2 deficit in the third period and beat Housatonic/Northwestern/Wamogo, 7-5. Remson scored three times in the third period, first tying the game at 4-4 and eventually putting the Bears ahead for good at 6-5.

Matteo Van Wees, Ridgefield Boys Ice Hockey

Van Wees netted the game-winning goal as the Ridgefield Tigers defeated Notre Dame-West Haven, 3-2, in overtime on Monday. Van Wees scored after a deflection off the goalie with 1:28 remaining in OT. Ridgefield had lost a 4-0 decision to NDWH early this winter.

Jack Moore, Trumbull Boys Basketball

Moore netted 32 points to lead Trumbull to a 67-57 win over Brien McMahon. Moore also had six assists and four steals as the Eagles won their 14th game.

Abbie Wolf, Greenwich Girls Basketball

Wolf had a double-double as Greenwich topped the Ludlowe Falcons, 57-41, Monday at GHS. Wolf netted a game-high 25 points, was 5-of-6 from the free throw line, and collected 11 rebounds.

Nick Rich, Stamford/Westhill Boys Ice Hockey

Rich had one goal and three assists for four points in Stamford/Westhill’s 8-1 rout of city rival Trinity Catholic. Stamford improve to 10-4-2 with the win.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

Omar Telfer, St. Joseph Boys Basketball

Telfer had a game-high 25 points to help lead the Cadets to a 92-81 victory over Warde on Tuesday. His night included a pair of three-point baskets, a 4-of-5 performance from the free throw line, and seven points in the fourth quarter when St. Joe’s put the game away.

Wednesday, Feb. 17

Ben McCullough, Trumbull Boys Basketball

McCullough had a double-double and helped lead a stellar defensive effort as the Eagles defeated Stamford, 54-38, on Wednesday. The 6-foot-5 scored 14 points and reeled in 10 rebounds.

Tiana England, Stamford Girls Basketball

England scored 18 points to lead the Black Knights past Trumbull, 52-43 on Wednesday in Stamford. She hit five shots from the floor, was 8-for-10 on free throws, and has seven assists as the Knights grabbed the No. 2 seed for the FCIAC tournament.

Nick Bozzuto, Greenwich Boys Ice Hockey

Bozzuto made 29 saves against 30 shots as the Cardinals scored a huge victory over Darien, 2-1, at the Darien Ice Rink. Bozzuto kept the Wave scoreless until there were fewer than six minutes remaining, when Greenwich already had a 2-0 lead. The win put Greenwich in the driver’s seat for the top seed in the FCIAC.

Jamerikah Green-Younger, Brien McMahon Boys Basketball

Green-Younger led the Senators with 16 points as they downed Greenwich, 47-45, in Greenwich on Wednesday. The win was a huge one on the FCIAC playoff race for McMahon, which is battling for a tournament seed.

Asiah Knight, Norwalk Girls Basketball

Knight scored a game-high 17 points as the Bears defeated St Joseph, 48-44, to clinch the No. 8 seed in the FCIAC girls basketball tournament. Two of her points came with 1:28 remaining and gave Norwalk the lead for good at 45-44.

Thursday, Feb. 18

Tyrell Alexander, Westhill Boys Basketball

Alexander scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Vikings to their fifth consecutive win, 56-55, over the Ludlowe Falcons. He scored 12 of those points in the fourth quarter, and was 6-of-9 from the free throw line.

Tyrell Alexander of Westhill scored a game-high 25 points in Westhill’s victory over Ludlowe on Thursday. — Dave Stewart/HAN Network photo