Trinity Catholic tops Ludlowe in FCIAC quarterfinals, advances to face Ridgefield

FAIRFIELD — As Cali Stietzel stood in the hallway being interviewed, her teammates inside the locker room began a cheer. “Cali … Cali … Cali,” they chanted. “Cali … Cali.” Cali, indeed. Stietzel’s 3-pointer with 26 seconds left in the fourth quarter was the winner as seventh-seed Ridgefield upset second-seed Trumbull 41-40 in the FCIAC … Read more

Trinity Catholic tops Ludlowe in FCIAC quarterfinals, advances to face Ridgefield

FAIRFIELD — It takes a village to win at playoff time. And the Trinity Catholic High School girls basketball team is looking to camp out as long as it can at the FCIAC Tournament. The No. 3 seeded Crusaders took a nice first step Saturday as they defeated No. 6 seed Ludlowe, 59-50 in FCIAC … Read more

The FCIAC girls basketball quarterfinals by the numbers

Eight teams will tip off the FCIAC Girls Basketball Tournament on Saturday when the quarterfinal games are played at Fairfield-Ludlowe High School. The Norwalk Bears, the top-ranked team in the GameTimeCT Top 10 poll, lead the way at No. 1. Defending champion Trumbull is No. 2, followed No. 3 Trinity Catholic, No. 4 Danbury, No. … Read more

Trumbull holds off Trinity Catholic, clinches FCIAC’s No. 2 seed

STAMFORD — It was a great dress rehearsal for the postseason for both sides. The Trumbull High School girls basketball team made a few more plays down the stretch to earn a hard-fought 43-39 road triumph over Trinity Catholic High School Wednesday night before a packed house at Walsh Court. Click here for more

Greenwich stuns Danbury, keeps slim FCIAC hopes alive

fter going to overtime its previous two games, the Greenwich High School boys basketball team took care of business in regulation on Wednesday. And the Cardinals did so against a Danbury team that entered the game in first place in the FCIAC. On the strength of an effective defensive effort, Greenwich led from start to … Read more

Becker’s double-double sparks Warde past rival Ludlowe

FAIRFIELD — The University of Virginia is really good at it on most nights, but for the most part, trying to control tempo is rather difficult for most basketball teams, especially at the high school boys level. Sooner or later, the other guys are going to flip it. That happened sooner rather than later Wednesday … Read more

Boys Basketball: New Canaan pulls away for victory over St. Joseph

NEW CANAAN — It’s been the theme of the New Canaan boys basketball team this season: Everyone plays a part. That recipe for success was on display as every player seemed to have a big moment in the Rams’ 55-44 victory over the St. Joseph Cadets on Wednesday night at NCHS. Click here for more

Field set for FCIAC Girls Basketball Tournament

The match-ups are set for the 2019 FCIAC girls basketball tournament, which will get underway with four quarterfinal games at Fairfield-Ludlowe High School on Saturday, Feb. 16. The eight tournament teams had been determined prior to the start of action on Wednesday, but seedings were still up in the air. The Norwalk Bears (20-0) head … Read more