Greenwich wins FCIAC swim crown; League teams set sights on states

GREENWICH – Greenwich sophomore Meghan Lynch won two individual events and was a member of a winning relay team to help the Cardinals defend their team title at the 2018 FCIAC Girls Swimming and Diving Championships on Nov. 1 at Greenwich High School. The Cardinals had a huge lead before the first event in the … Read more

Middlebrook lifts Ridgefield past Simsbury, into Class LL girls soccer final

WATERBURY— Ridgefield senior Claire Middlebrook turned her team’s Class LL semifinal against Simsbury into a set piece drill, one that likely could be made into an instructional video. She lined up about six free kicks her teammates won in dangerous positions, and displayed the precision that most players only hope for once. Two found their … Read more

Staples’ Early Goal Holds Up For 1-0 Win Over Glastonbury And Trip Back To Class LL Final

NAUGATUCK — Staples’ Reese Sutter settled a loose ball about 30 yards from the goal early in tonight’s Class LL semifinal, dribbled twice and, without looking up, took a solid shot on goal with her left foot. It was a routine play. The result was not. Sutter’s delivery skimmed past Glastonbury goalkeeper Madelyn Gehrhardt and … Read more

All-FCIAC soccer, volleyball and field hockey awards to be announced Sunday

The All-FCIAC awards for boys and girls soccer, volleyball, and field hockey will be announced on Sunday, Nov. 18, following the completion of the state tournaments. The All-FCIAC football awards will be announced in December.

State tourney scoreboard, schedule: FCIAC teams set sights on championships

The FCIAC has six teams battling for state soccer, field hockey and volleyball tournaments as the state playoffs enter their final week. On Monday, the Ridgefield Tigers and Staples Wreckers will be in action on opposite sides of Class LL girls soccer bracket, with an eye on an All-FCIAC final next weekend. On Tuesday, the … Read more

Glastonbury reaches fourth Class LL semifinal in five years, defeating Greenwich

GLASTONBURY—If there is one thing the Glastonbury boys soccer team knows how to do, it is win Class LL quarterfinal games. The No. 8 Tomahawks scored a fluke goal, were outshot by No. 16 Greenwich but did just enough defensively to hold off the Cardinals, winning 1-0. Glastonbury advances to the Class LL semifinals where … Read more

Darien volleyball spikes Glastonbury 3-1 in Class LL quarterfinals

Heading into this year’s CIAC Class LL volleyball tournament, the Darien Blue Wave hadn’t won a state playoff match in three years. Now, the Wave is one of the final four teams still standing. The Wave kept its bid for a state championship alive with a 3-1 victory over the Glastonbury Tomahawks in the Class … Read more

Westhill volleyball sweeps Greenwich, advances to Class LL semifinals

Westhill High School’s Betsy Sachs and Greenwich High School’s Erin O’Keefe meet at the net in the Class LL volleyball quarterfinal played at Westhill. — Scott Mullin/Hearst Connecticut Media photo

STAMFORD — After losing to Trumbull in the championship game of the FCIAC Volleyball Tournament, Westhill was determined to get back on the court and go after a title that’s eluded it for a long time — the Class LL championship.

Three wins later, the Vikings are only two victories away from accomplishing their ultimate goal.

Dictating the points and carrying the momentum from the outset, third-seeded Westhill registered a convincing 3-0 victory over 11th-seeded Greenwich in the CIAC Class LL Tournament quarterfinals.

The host Vikings advanced to the Class LL semifinals, where they will face either Amity or Cheshire on Wednesday. Westhill (22-3) won Saturday’s matchup against the Cardinals by set scores of 25-15, 25-17, 25-20.

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