Paolini, St. Joseph break out the bats to dethrone Wolcott, win Class M baseball championship

MIDDLETOWN — The 12 St. Joseph seniors waited a long time for this one.After going out in the state semifinals the past two seasons, the No. 11 Cadets finally finished the job, beating No. 1 Wolcott 6-3 to win the CIAC Class M championship. It is the Cadets first title since 2013 and fifth overall. … Read more

Eight FCIAC teams contend for state championships on Saturday

Eight FCIAC teams will be playing for six state championships when the spring season concludes with CIAC finals on Saturday. Games are available to watch with a subscription via the NFHS Network. Class LL Baseball No. 5 Staples vs. No. 3 Southington At Palmer Field, Middletown, Noon Class M Baseball No. 11 St. Joseph vs. … Read more

Staples rallies past Trumbull with eight-run sixth inning, reach Class LL baseball semifinals

WESTPORT — The seniors on the Staples baseball team were not going to let their final game come at home in the CIAC Class LL quarterfinals. A season after being knocked out in the quarterfinals, No. 5 Staples rallied from down two runs going into the bottom of the sixth, scoring eight times in the … Read more

Staples Breaks Out In Sixth Inning To Defeat Trumbull And Advance To Class L Semifinals

WESTPORT — Since arriving as a freshman, Chad Knight has been dubbed The Dark Knight by Staples baseball coach Jack McFarland, after the movie featuring the DCComics Batman superhero. Texts to McFarland inquiring on his starting pitcher for the day have been returned with the logo for the Bat signal. But when McFarland called on Knight to … Read more

FCIAC’s State Tournament Scoreboard, Wednesday, May 29

Class LL Baseball, First Round Darien 4, Danbury 0 Staples 9, Norwalk 5 Trumbull 2, Ridgefield 1 Wilbur Cross 2, Westhill 1 (8 innings) Class LL Softball, First Round Danbury 10, Newtown 2 Ludlowe 10, Norwalk 5 Warde 3, Staples 1 Southington 3, Wilton 1 Stamford 10, New Milford 0 Class L Boys Lacrosse, First … Read more

Baseball: Williams tosses complete-game shutout as Darien eliminates Danbury in Class LL

DANBURY — When the Darien baseball team saw its draw in the CIAC Class LL tournament, the players and coaches could not believe it. Not only was the Blue Wave matched up with a FCIAC team for the third-straight season, they were matched up against the same FCIAC team for the third-straight season. Danbury. The … Read more

Class LL Baseball: Trumbull bullpen closes out win over Ridgefield

TRUMBULL — Trumbull High’s Bryan Kraus was well aware of what was at stake when he came out of the bullpen to preserve Trumbull High’s 2-1 victory over Ridgefield in a Class LL first-round state tournament game on Wednesday. “Yes, it was all hands-on-deck,” said Kraus, a right-handed sophomore who relieved with no outs in … Read more

FCIAC’s State Tournament Scoreboard, Tuesday, May 28

Class LL Baseball, First Round Ludlowe 7, Warde 1 Glastonbury 8, Wilton 5 Naugatuck 2, Brien McMahon 0 Class M Baseball, First Round St. Joseph 25, Grasso Tech 0 Class L Girls Lacrosse, First Round Cheshire 9, Greenwich 7 Darien 21, Amity 2 Ludlowe 19, Conard 9 Ridgefield 13, Glastonbury 5 New Canaan 14, Warde … Read more

FCIAC State Tournament Scoreboard

Friday, May 24 Girls Lacrosse – Class L Playdowns Greenwich 16, Brien McMahon 4 Warde 10, Trumbull 5 Girls Tennis – Class L Playdowns Westhill 4, Ludlowe 3 Greenwich 5, Warde 2 New Canaan 7, Shelton 0 Girls Tennis – Class M Playdowns St. Joseph 5, Woodstock Academy 2 Saturday, May 25 Baseball – Class LL … Read more

The 2019 FCIAC Spring Tournament Schedule

FCIAC Baseball Tournament Saturday, May 18 – Quarterfinals at higher seedss Ludlowe 5, Warde 4 (9 innings) Staples 8, Brien McMahon 0 St. Joseph 11, Trumbull 10 Darien 8, Danbury 2 Tuesday, May 21 – Semifinals at Cubeta Stadium, Stamford Staples 4, St. Joseph 2 Ludlowe 5, Darien 3 Wednesday, May 22 – Final at Cubeta Stadium, Stamford … Read more