FCIAC places seven teams in CIAC championship games

The FCIAC will be represented by seven teams when the CIAC state championships are played this weekend, as the Greenwich and Ludlowe volleyball teams joined the party with semifinal victories on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, the New Canaan and Wilton field hockey teams, and the Staples, Wilton and St. Joseph girls soccer teams advanced to the title games.

Three is the state finals will feature head-to-head match-ups on FCIAC teams.

In Class L field hockey, No. 1 New Canaan will take on No. 11 Wilton at Wethersefield High School at noon, Saturday.

The No. 2 Greenwich volleyball team will square off against No. 12 Ludlowe, which upset top-seeded Cheshire in the semis. The Cardinals and Falcons will do battle for the Class L title at 7 p.m., Saturday, at East Haven High School.

In Class LL girls soccer, No. 9 Staples will face No. 10 Wilton on Saturday at 4 p.m., and in Class L, No. 1 St. Joseph plays No. 10 Simsbury on Sunday at 4 p.m. All eight of the CIAC’s girls and boys soccer finals are being played at Dillon Stadium in Hartford.

Class L Field Hockey

Semifinals – Tues., Nov. 16

No. 11 Wilton 1, No. 2 Darien 0 (Wilton wins in shootout 3-2)

No. 1 New Canaan 2, No. 5 Glastonbury 0

Final at Wethersfield HS, Sat., Nov. 20

No. 11 Wilton vs. No. 1 New Canaan, Noon

Class LL Girls Soccer

Semifinals – Tues., Nov. 16

No. 9 Staples 1, No. 12 Warde 0

No. 10 Wilton 2, No. 6 Ludlowe 1 (Wilton wins in PKs 3-1)

Final at Dillon Stadium, Hartford, Sat., Nov. 20

No. 9 Staples vs. No. 10 Wilton, 4 p.m.

Class L Girls Soccer

Semifinals – Tues., Nov. 16

No. 1 St. Joseph 4, No. 4 Waterford 0

Final at Dillon Stadium, Hartford, Sun., Nov. 21

No. 10 Simsbury vs. No. 1 St. Joseph, 4 p.m.

Class LL Boys Soccer

Semifinals – Wed., Nov. 17

No. 7 Farmington 1, No. 6 Staples 0

Class LL Girls Volleyball

Semifinals – Wed., Nov. 17

No. 2 Greenwich, 3, No. 3 Darien 1

No. 12 Ludlowe 3, No. 1 Cheshire 1

Final at East Haven HS, Sat., Nov. 20

No. 12 Ludlowe vs. No. 2 Greenwich, 7 p.m.

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