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

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

Sullivan’s Overtime Goal Gives Wilton Hard-Fought Quarterfinal Win Over Staples

WILTON — Reilly Sullivan has become the Wilton boys lacrosse team’s Wrecker killer. Sullivan’s goal 1:16 into overtime today gave the Warriors a 4-3 win over Staples in the FCIAC quarterfinals. It came exactly three weeks after Sullivan scored the clincher in a 7-6 overtime win between the schools. Click here for more

Sudano’s 6 goals lead Wilton past Ridgefield, into FCIAC girls lacrosse semifinals

RIDGEFIELD — Three days ago, the Wilton and Ridgefield girls lacrosse teams played a regular-season game in a driving rain with temperatures hovering near 40 degrees. So when U2’s “It’s a Beautiful Day” poured out of the PA system during a timeout late in the first half of Friday afternoon’s FCIAC quarterfinal — played under … Read more

Staples Finds Rhythm In Second Half To Defeat Ludlowe In FCIAC Quarterfinals

WESTPORT — There was little in the way of panic by the Staples girls lacrosse team late in the first half of today’s FCIAC Tournament quarterfinal game. The Wreckers fell behind Fairfield Ludlowe, 6-3. The Falcons were controlling the time of possession and getting great play from goaltender Georgia Hoey and a tenacious defense focused … Read more

The 2019 FCIAC Spring Tournament Schedule (updated)

FCIAC Baseball Tournament Saturday, May 18 – Quarterfinals at higher seeds Ludlowe 5, Warde 4 (9 innings) Staples 8, Brien McMahon 0 St. Joseph 11, Trumbull 10 Darien 8, Danbury 2 Monday, May 20 – Semifinals at Cubeta Stadium, Stamford No. 1 Staples vs. No. 4 St. Joseph, 5 p.m. No. 2 Ludlowe vs. No. 3 Darien, … Read more

Second-seeded New Canaan tops No. 7 Greenwich in FCIAC girls lacrosse quarterfinals

NEW CANAAN — Effective defensive play has been one of the New Canaan girls lacrosse team’s trademarks this season and it once again surfaced when the postseason commenced on Thursday night. Holding another opponent to single digits in scoring, while being efficient on the offensive end, the Rams moved closer to reaching one of its … Read more

Tournament field set for FCIAC boys lacrosse

Defending FCIAC champion Darien and defending Class L champion Ridgefield are the top two seeds for the conference tournament, which will get underway with the quarterfinal round on Saturday, May 18. The top four seeds — No. 1 Darien, No. 2 Ridgefield, No. 3 New Canaan and No. 4 Wilton — will host games before … Read more

Girls Lacrosse: Ludlowe thrives against challenging FCIAC schedule

Moving up the ranks of girls lacrosse in Connecticut is tough enough. When you’re in the FCIAC and squaring off with teams consistently ranked at the top of regional polls, it becomes a nearly impossible task. That hasn’t stood in the way of Fairfield Ludlowe. In fact, the Falcons welcome the challenge. “The FCIAC is … Read more

Brunswick wins draws, wins big first meeting with Darien boys lacrosse

GREENWICH — Darien finally had an open date. Brunswick was still willing. The big game between Fairfield County’s prep and public boys lacrosse powers at last came together Wednesday night at Cosby Field. The final few minutes, at least, didn’t disappoint. Brunswick broke it open in the third quarter, then withstood the Blue Wave’s late … Read more