Wilton’s Sullivans team up for OT goal in FCIAC quarterfinal win over Staples

WILTON — The plan, on the hottest day yet this boys lacrosse season, was to wear down Staples’ strong defense, said Wilton’s unrelated Sullivans: hold the ball, work it around, grind them down. It mostly worked Saturday at Fujitani Field, at least until the Wreckers came all the way back to force overtime. But Liam … Read more

Kirby’s walk-off, two-run home run lifts St. Joseph past Trumbull, into FCIAC semifinals

TRUMBULL — Aaron Kirby delivered a two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh to power St. Joseph to an 11-10 walk-off win over town rivals Trumbull in the FCIAC baseball quarterfinals on Saturday. “That’s definitely the biggest hit of my life,” Kirby said. “I was looking for something in my zone. My … Read more

Williams, Darien beat Danbury, advancing to fifth-straight FCIAC semifinal

DARIEN — If there is one place FCIAC baseball teams do not want to be, it is matched up with Darien in the tournament quarterfinals. This season, the unlucky team drawing the No. 3 Blue Wave in the opening round was No. 6 Danbury. For the fifth-straight season, Darien won its quarterfinal matchup, advancing to … Read more

Gell, Trumbull shut out Greenwich to advance to FCIAC softball semifinals

TRUMBULL — Emily Gell provided the pitching, Alexa Adinolfi supplied the power and everyone in the field chipped in defensively for Trumbull, which began the FCIAC tournament Saturday like a team on a mission. Gell scattered seven hits, Adinolfi paced a 13-hit attack with a three-run homer and the Eagles made all the plays in … Read more

Griffiths, defense lead New Canaan past Greenwich in FCIAC quarterfinals

NEW CANAAN  – The first meeting of the season between the New Canaan and Greenwich boys lacrosse teams wasn’t much of a game as the Rams rolled to a 12-4 victory in late April. The playoffs have started, however, and it’s a whole new ball game. New Canaan survived and advanced as they edged the … Read more