The 2019 FCIAC Spring Tournament Schedule

FCIAC Baseball Tournament Friday, May 17 Quarterfinals at higher seeds, 4 p.m. Monday, May 20 Semifinals at Cubeta Stadium, Stamford, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Note: Highest remaining seed as choice of game time Wednesday, May 22 Final at Cubeta Stadium, Stamford, 7 p.m. FCIAC Softball Tournament Friday, May 17 Quarterfinals at higher seeds, 4 p.m. … Read more

Ridgefield baseball walks off on Greenwich thanks to Pastore’s two-out RBI single

RIDGEFIELD — In Thursday’s 3-2 victory over Greenwich, the Ridgefield baseball team had two players come through in the clutch — one far more likelier than the other. Senior rightfielder Joey Pastore, the Tigers’ cleanup hitter, provided the walk-off hit, lining a two-out single to left that scored Nick Cullinan with the winning run. Click … Read more

Trumbull, St. Joe’s lead softball poll; Four FCIAC teams crack baseball top 10

Trumbull and St. Joseph are ranked second and third, respectively, in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Softball Poll, while the FCIAC has four teams in the Top 10 of the most recent state baseball poll. Ledyard replaced FCIAC member Ridgefield for the No. 1 ranking in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Baseball Poll which was released April … Read more

Ridgefield Rides DeLuca To Hand Ludlowe First Loss

RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield baseball coach Paul Fabbri met on Sunday with Matt DeLuca, his star pitcher, to plan which game he would start this week. DeLuca was coming off throwing 6 2/3 innings in a shutout win over Trumbull two days earlier, and Fabbri knew this was a week he could buy his ace extra … Read more

Hernandez reaches base 5 times as Danbury baseball rolls over Westhill

STAMFORD—If a leadoff hitter’s job is to get on base and score runs, Danbury’s Javon Hernandez is angling to get his picture up on the wall as the employee of the week. Hernandez reached base in each of his five plate appearances Wednesday, scoring three times and reaching third twice. Hernandez’s spark at the top … Read more

Baseball: Norwalk rides wind, blasts Trinity Catholic in 5 innings

NORWALK — A baseball team will take luck wherever it can find it. In what was the exception rather than the rule, the wind was forcefully blowing out to left field Wednesday at Norwalk’s Callahan Complex artificial turf baseball diamond. And the Norwalk baseball team made the most of this generous turn of fortune. Click here for … Read more

New Canaan baseball tops Central, 14-2 with nine-run seventh inning

The New Canaan Rams scored nine runs in the seventh inning to turn a three-run baseball game into a rout as they defeated the Central Hilltoppers, 14-2, Tuesday in Bridgeport. The Rams sent 14 batters to the plate in the decisive frame, with the biggest hit coming from Dylan Shane, who belted a three-run double. … Read more

Darien’s Henry Williams eager to bring his smooth delivery to Duke

The motion is so smooth, the mechanics so polished, it sometimes appears as if Darien baseball’s Henry Williams is pitching with no effort at all. Make no mistake, however. When Williams throws a pitch, it’s always with a purpose. “With how smooth he is, it might not appear that he’s actually throwing that hard because … Read more

Ridgefield’s Matt DeLuca one hits, holds off Trumbull

TRUMBULL — Ridgefield High’s Matt DeLuca pitched 6 2/3 one-hit innings and Trumbull’s two-out rally in the seventh fell short when the Tigers earned a 2-0 FCIAC win on Friday. Trumbull got an excellent outing from starting pitcher J.Y. Nyarady, but his 5 2/3 innings of two-run work just wasn’t quite enough for the Eagles to overcome Ridgefield’s tandem … Read more

Ridgefield Shuts Out Trumbull, 2-0, On DeLuca’s Gem

TRUMBULL — After a tumultuous week that attracted negative national attention, followed by a humbling defeat, Matt DeLuca delivered a needed boost for the Ridgefield baseball team. DeLuca allowed one hit over 6 2/3 sparkling innings to lead the Tigers to a 2-0 win over Trumbull, emerging as the victor of a taut pitchers’ duel. … Read more