Trumbull volleyball finishes No. 1 in final Connecticut coaches poll

Trumbull High School’s girls’ volleyball team ended its season with a state championship and consequently earned the No. 1 ranking as the FCIAC had four teams ranked in the top 10 in the final 2019 Connecticut coaches state poll. Trumbull was not even ranked in the top 10 in the previous state poll. But then … Read more

Johnson, Trumbull complete perfect LL tourney run, sweep Westhill for first state title

EAST HAVEN — The Trumbull volleyball team picked the perfect time to play a perfect match. The Eagles hit on all cylinders, claiming their first-ever state championship with a 3-0 victory over Westhill in the CIAC Class LL final Saturday night at East Haven High School. It was eighth-seeded Trumbull’s second title in two years, … Read more

2019 All-FCIAC Girls Volleyball Awards

First Team Lily Saleeby, Greenwich Sophia Thagouras, Westhill Elaina Cummiskey, Darien Ali Castro, Trumbull Betsy Sachs, Westhill Margaret Nolan, Ludlowe Elle Sneddon, New Canaan Clare Edminster, Warde Second Team Bailey Cenatiempo, Trumbull Adele Sotgiu, Greenwich Jane Van Arsdale, Staples Jackie Soderland, Ludlowe Morgan Yacavone, Stamford Stephanie Skidmore, Brien McMahon Aerin Bowman, Darien Jenna Koonitsky, St. … Read more

CIAC Scoreboard: Staples field hockey, Trumbull volleyball claim state crowns

The FCIAC will have six teams in contention for four championships when the CIAC’s soccer, field hockey and volleyball finals are played on Saturday, Nov. 23. The Class L field hockey and Class LL volleyball finals will feature head-to-head clashes of  FCIAC teams, while two boys soccer teams will be playing, with Greenwich in Class … Read more

Westhill sweeps Ludlowe, reaches first state final in 33 years

DARIEN — Two seasons ago, the Westhill volleyball team didn’t qualify for the FCIAC tournament and was knocked out of the state playoffs in one round. Now, the Vikings are going where no Westhill team has gone in 33 years. The Vikings delivered a tour de force performance as they shut out Ludlowe, 3-0, in … Read more

Trumbull sweeps Glastonbury from Class LL semis, advances to play Westhill for first state title

CHESHIRE — The question was could Trumbull, and its lights out serving, do it again to Glastonbury in the second set what it had done in winning the first of their Class LL semifinal in Cheshire on Wednesday night. The answer was a resounding no, followed by a scintillating yes. No. 8 Trumbull fought off … Read more

FCIAC’s state tournament scoreboard and schedule; Six league teams reach finals

CIAC Championships – Saturday, Nov. 23 Class L Field Hockey at Wethersfield HS No. 4 Staples vs. No. 3 Darien, 2 p.m. Class L Boys Soccer at Dillon Stadium, Hartford No. 10 Wilton vs. No. 4 Daniel Hand, 3 p.m. Class LL Boys Soccer at Veterans Stadium , New Britain No. 12 Greenwich vs. No. … Read more

Westhill sweeps Stamford in LL volleyball opener

STAMFORD — One postseason journey ends. And the final quest begins. The FCIAC runnerup Westhill girls volleyball team put its best foot forward Monday night as the No. 3 seeded Vikings swept intracity rival and No. 30 seed Stamford, 25-18, 25-20, 25-10 in the first round of the Class LL state tournament before an adoring … Read more

Ludlowe rallies past Westhill for FCIAC volleyball crown

FAIRFIELD — Facing a 2-1 deficit after being dominated by Westhill in the third set, the Ludlowe volleyball team was in a backs-to-the-wall scenario. Coach Megan Skelton had a simple message for her Falcons: Forget about it. “My first comment to them was ‘in five seconds, that is done,’ and I counted down,” Skelton said … Read more