FCIAC top performers for April 11-13

Monday, April 11

Connor Langan, Greenwich Baseball

Langan had a solid day at the plate and on the mound in the Cardinals’ 10-5 win over St. Joseph. He went 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI, and also pitched a scoreless inning of relief.

Sean O’Malley, Darien Baseball

O’Malley went 2-for-4 with a home run, a run scored, and two RBIs as Darien topped the McMahon Senators, 6-2. O’Malley’s HR was a two-run shot in the top of the fifth inning, and gave Darien a five-run lead at the time.

Molly Keshin, New Canaan Softball

Keshin had two hits and drove in four runs as New Canaan knocked off Stamford, 10-4, in Waveny Park. The junior catcher had a two-run triple to open the scoring in the bottom of the first. She also drew a walk and scored three runs.

Tuesday, April 12

Catherine Granito, New Canaan Lacrosse

Granito had six points on three goals and three assists during New Canaan’s 14-10 win over FCIAC contender Greenwich at Dunning Field. She had a goal and an assist during a key stretch in the second half, as the Rams scored the final four goals to break a 10-10 tie.

Regan Steed, Ludlowe Lacrosse

Steed racked up five goals in a dramatic game which saw the Ludlowe Falcons scored a 12-11 overtime win over the Staples Wreckers. She scored one of her goals on a free position with 2.7 seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime. It was the Falcons’ first win over Staples since 2010.

Colleen Bannon, Staples Lacrosse

Bannon scored a game-high six goals and added one assist, but Staples lost a heartbreaker to Ludlowe, 12-11 in overtime. She had a goal during a late 3-0 run for the Wreckers.

Peter Swindell, New Canaan Lacrosse

Swindell had a hat trick and an assist as New Canaan routed rival Wilton, 11-2. He scored the first goal of the game and added another early in the second quarter for a 3-0 lead.

Peter Dearth, Ridgefield Lacrosse

Dearth had a game-high five goals to help lead the Ridgefield Tigers to a 10-7 win over Greenwich at Tiger Hollow. He added one assist and finished with six points.

Wednesday, April 13

Brittany Romero, Ludlowe Softball

Romero fired a three-hit shutout at the Darien Blue Wave, as the Falcons scored a 2-0 victory. She struck out 10, walked just one, and retired the final 10 batters she faced. Only two runners reached second base against Romero.

Sara Staley, Stamford Softball

Staley pitched a one-hitter and shut out the Staples Wreckers, 6-0. She allowed only a single, walked none and struck out eight en route to the win.

Eddie McCabe, Norwalk Baseball

McCabe was 3-for-4 with a double and four RBIs in Norwalk’s 15-8 victory over Danbury. He also walked once and scored three runs.

George Goldstein, Staples Baseball

Goldstein no-hit the Stamford Knights for four and two-thirds innings of relief as Staples won, 4-1, in Westport. Goldstein walked none and struck out five to get the victory.

Robbie Jones, New Canaan Baseball

Jones lined a single to centerfield to drive in the winning run as the Rams topped McMahon in walk-off fashion, 4-3. Jones was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.

Johnny Spoto, Westhill Baseball

Spoto had three of the Vikings’ 19 hits as they topped Greenwich, 18-6. The shortstop drove in three runs and scored four times.

Alex Preston, Darien Volleyball

Preston racked up 37 kills and filled the rest of the state sheet as well during the Wave’s 3-2 win over Fairfield. Darien led 2-0 after two sets before Fairfield rallied to tie it at 2-2. In the fifth and deciding frame, the Wave won, 15-9. In addition to his kills, Preston also had 14 digs, two blocks, five service points and two aces.

Staples’ George Goldstein. — Dave Stewart/HAN Network photo