2021 All-FCIAC Girls Basketball Awards

Player of the Year Cassi Barbato, Trumbull Coach of the Year Rob Colony, Ridgefield First Team Cassi Barbato, Trumbull Katie Flynn, Ridgefield Maya Henry, Fairfield Warde Nicole Holmes, Staples Kianna Perry, Danbury Kate Rudini, St. Joseph Cali Stietzel, Ridgefield Emma Torello, Fairfield Ludlowe Second Team Shea Dolce, Darien Dennaye Hinds, St. Joseph Madison Lockery, Stamford … Read more

Ridgefield rallies over Trumbull to win back-to-back FCIAC girls basketball titles

RIDGEFIELD — It seemed like the more the odds got stacked against the Ridgefield girls basketball team, the stronger they got. The Tigers began the FCIAC championship with their top scorer Katie Flynn out for the game. Then late in the third quarter, senior captain Kelly Chittenden left the game with a leg injury and … Read more

Ridgefield upends St. Joseph for return to title game

RIDGEFIELD — The FCIAC basketball tournament has a déjà vu feel to it as both the Ridgefield boys and girls teams will get a chance to defend their titles. The girls team followed up the boys’ semifinal win with a 64-51 victory of its own on Wednesday over St. Joseph. Click here for the complete … Read more

Barbato, Trumbull go wire-to-wire to best Danbury, reach FCIAC final

TRUMBULL — Since playing on the 2018 FCIAC championship team her freshman season, Trumbull’s Cassi Barbato has dreamed of returning to the conference finals. Now as a senior, she and the rest of the Trumbull girls basketball team are on their way after beating Danbury 57-45 in the FCIAC semifinals on Wednesday night. Click here … Read more

Trumbull Reaches FCIAC Final Behind Barbato’s Big Second Half

TRUMBULL — Cassi Barbato experienced the thrill of winning the FCIAC championship as a freshman on Trumbull’s girls basketball team in 2018. Now the senior is one victory away from ending her distinguished career with another conference title. Barbato and the Eagles moved a giant step closer toward giving their school a fourth FCIAC girls … Read more

Match-ups set for FCIAC girls basketball tournament

The field is set for the FCIAC girls basketball tournament, with the Ridgefield Tigers taking the No. 1 seed following an unbeaten regular season. FCIAC Round of 16 – Wednesday, March 17 No. 16 McMahon (1-11) at No. 1 Ridgefield (12-0), 7 p.m. No. 15 Norwalk (1-6) at No. 2 Staples (10-2), 5 p.m. No. … Read more

Ridgefield, Staples in top five of latest girls basketball poll

Ridgefield and Staples are both unbeaten and ranked among the top five in the current GameTime Top 10 Girls Basketball Poll leading up to their big showdown Saturday at Staples. Norwich Free Academy (7-0) led the group of five undefeated teams among the top six and received 10 of the 16 first-place votes to maintain … Read more

St. Joseph coach Chris Lindwall, Trumbull captain Julia Lindwall to meet on hardwood

TRUMBULL – The usual basketball game day at the Lindwall household goes as one may expect. St. Joseph girls’ coach Chris Lindwall gets a “go get them” from his wife Janice. They in turn give a hug to daughter Julia and wish her good luck as she heads to Trumbull High. That is customary. The … Read more

St. Joseph Ready For Opportunity To Make Jump In Status

The St. Joseph girls basketball team finished 8-8 in league play a year ago, but went 1-7 against teams that qualified for the FCIAC Tournament. Now, with a 3-0 start, they are hoping to make the jump not just into the conference playoffs but as a contender for the title. The first big chance to … Read more