No. 24-seeded Norwalk upsets Greenwich to reach first state final since 1995

STAMFORD — As players celebrated around them, legendary former Norwalk baseball coach Pete Tucci hugged first-year baseball coach Ryan Mitchell on the third base line of Cubeta Stadium and said “Thank you for keeping the tradition going.” Tucci and Mitchell, Tucci’s former player and assistant coach, both know the history of Norwalk baseball as well … Read more

St. Joseph responds to four-run deficit, rallies past Ledyard into Class L fina

WEST HAVEN — There haven’t been many moments this season in which St. Joseph softball has trailed, but in Wednesday’s Class L semifinal game against Ledyard its resiliency prevailed. After falling behind 4-0 in the third inning, St. Joseph proceeded to post crooked numbers in the final four frames to win 11-5. Click here for … Read more

Sullivan and Westhill beat McMahon, advance to first state final since 2008

STAMFORD — The motto for the Westhill baseball team since the postseason began a few weeks ago has been “let’s get one more game together.” Now the Vikings will be playing in the last game available for them to play in — the CIAC Class LL State Championship. In a game suspended Tuesday in the … Read more

Ludlowe surrenders early home run, then blasts Trumbull away to reach first state final

WEST HAVEN — What Fairfield Ludlowe softball coach Lou Bunosso called “a once in a lifetime lineup” has catapulted the Falcons into uncharted territory. No. 2-seeded Ludlowe, fresh off its 11-1 victory over Trumbull in Wednesday’s Class LL semifinal at Frank Biondi Field in West Haven, will play No. 1 Southington for its first state … Read more

Firmender scores four as Fairfield Prep tops Wilton, reaches Class L boys lacrosse final

WILTON — The two most eye-popping stats from Wednesday’s Class L semifinals at Fujitani Field, aside from the final score of Fairfield Prep’s 14-5 win over Wilton, were probably faceoffs and shooting percentage. Wilton went 20-2 on draws. But Fairfield Prep scored 14 goals on 27 shots. The Jesuits are off to the final for … Read more

Darien finally tops New Canaan, advances to Class L girls lacrosse final

NEW CANAAN — Having lost to its rival three times already this season, the Darien girls lacrosse team was in an unusual position for the CIAC Class L semifinals. “Coming into it 0-3,” Darien coach Lisa Lindley said, “my girls had something to prove.” Consider that mission accomplished. Click here for the complete story

FCIAC State Tournament Scoreboard for Saturday, June 5

BASEBALL Class LL Quarterfinals Norwalk 10, Ridgefield 1 Brien McMahon 12, Newington 10 Greenwich 5, Warde 2 Westhill 6, Hall 4 Class L Quarterfinals Avon 10, Wilton 2 SOFTBALL Class LL Quarterfinals Ludlowe 6, Staples 1 Trumbull 8, Newtown 2 BOYS LACROSSE Class L Quarterfinals Fairfield Prep 14, Darien 10 Ridgefield 18, Simsbury 3 Wilton … Read more

FCIAC State Tournament Scoreboard for Fri., June 4

SOFTBALL Class LL Quarterfinals St. Joseph 9, Naugatuck 0 GIRLS LACROSSE Class L Quarterfinals Darien 15, Cheshire 4 Ludlowe 10, Greenwich 5 New Canaan 12, Wilton 9 Class M Quarterfinals St. Joseph 14, SHA 8 BOYS VOLLEYBALL Class L Quarterfinals Darien 3, Newtown 0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-16) Enfield 3, Ridgefield 0 (26-24, 25-21, 25-22) Class M … Read more

Kornbluth helps lead Staples to a CIAC state tournament three-peat

ROCKY HILL — It didn’t take long for Jenna Kornbluth to figure out her match would decide the Class LL state championship for girls tennis Thursday. Kornbluth, a sophomore, plays No. 4 singles for the Wreckers. Her match started after all of the others because of court availability at The Tennis & Fitness Center of … Read more

FCIAC’s Lacrosse and Tennis State Tournament Scoreboard, Schedule, May 28-29

BOYS LACROSSE Friday, May 28 Class L Qualifying Round Glastonbury 14, Trumbull 7 Warde 21, West Haven 5 Class S Qualifying Round St. Joseph 21, Stonington 1 Saturday, May 29 Class L Qualifying Round Ridgefield 20, Southington 1 Ludlowe 8, New Canaan 7 (2 OT) GIRLS LACROSSE Friday, May 28 Class L Qualifying Round Greenwich … Read more