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

Rossi, offense lead Stamford softball past Ridgefield in FCIAC quarterfinals

STAMFORD — Both the Stamford and Ridgefield softball teams were red-hot coming into the FCIAC softball tournament. When they met in the quarterfinals on Friday, something had to break. Stamford belted four home runs and received a spectacular performance from sophomore Jordan Rossi out of the bullpen as it overcame Ridgefield for a 10-7 victory … Read more

No. 1 St. Joseph leads field of eight teams into FCIAC softball tournament

The St. Joseph Cadets wrapped up a perfect FCIAC regular season on Wednesday and will be the No. 1 seed for the conference softball tournament, which will begin with four quarterfinal games on Friday. Below are the match-ups for the quarterfinals. The semifinals and final will be played at a neutral site at Sacred Heart … Read more

Stamford softball shows character in win over NFA

STAMFORD — It was exactly what a good non-league softball matchup should be. Two talented teams feeling each other out like boxers early then displaying intensity late within the concept of all 21 outs are important. The Stamford and Norwich Free Academy softball squads proved ready for the upcoming postseason Saturday as the Black Knights … Read more

Stamford softball rallies to nip Westhill in 8 innings

STAMFORD — Just another routine battle for the Stamford city softball championship. The Stamford High School softball team forged a tie in the bottom of the seventh and pushed across two runs in the eighth to finally secure a dramatic 6-4 extra inning triumph over Westhill Wednesday at the Vikings’ Allyson Rioux Field. Click here … Read more

FCIAC baseball, softball teams head into the playoff homestretch

St. Joseph had two huge victories last week to stay unbeaten and seize the No. 1 ranking in the current GameTimeCT Top 10 Softball Poll which was released May 5. Trumbull’s softball team is ranked fourth as the only other FCIAC softball team in the Top 10. Staples is ranked second and Fairfield Ludlowe is … Read more

Baseball and softball standings update

The unbeaten St. Joseph Cadets softball team and a Staples Wreckers baseball team which has just one league loss currently own the first-place spots as the FCIAC playoff race heads into its final two weeks. Eight teams will qualify for the two tournaments, which get underway with the quarterfinals on Friday, May 17. To view … Read more

A Doiron shutout, a Hunter blast ends No. 1 Masuk’s 41-game win streak, keeps St. Joseph softball unbeaten

MONROE — It’s only the beginning of May, but it was a playoff atmosphere as No. 2 St. Joseph softball took down No. 1 Masuk 2-0 Saturday afternoon. The anticipated matchup was a battle of aces as Payton Doiron of St. Joseph outdueled Masuk’s Sam Schiebe. Doiron tossed a complete game shutout, allowing just five … Read more

Greenwich softball team tops Wilton for third straight win

Greenwich wasted little time in setting the tone of Friday’s softball game against visiting Wilton. A five-run first inning set the Cardinals up nicely for a successful Senior Day. Following a tough stretch in which it lost several one-run games, Greenwich posted its third straight win, beating Wilton, 12-2, in an FCIAC game. Click here … Read more

Softball: Horton’s 8th-inning, walk-off home run lifts No. 2 St. Joseph past No. 3 Trumbull

TRUMBULL — St. Joseph’s Charlie Horton wasn’t pleased with her last at-bat and brought a different mindset to the plate before clubbing a walk-off home run in the bottom of the eight inning to defeat Trumbull High, 2-1, on Wednesday. “I was anxious,” Horton said. “This time, I waited for my pitch and ripped it. … Read more