FAIRFIELD — The 19-year wait is over.
The No. 1 seeded Norwalk girls basketball team is heading back to the CIAC Class LL state championship game for the first time since 2000, beating No. 4 Hamden 62-54 Monday night at Warde High School in the semifinals.
This will be Norwalk’s sixth appearance in the championship game, winning the Class LL tournament twice in 1981 and 2000.