FCIAC teams captured five state championships during fall season

It is an annual occurrence during the fall season. Just as one can be sure that the leaves will change color and eventually fall off of the trees during late October and early November, one can also be sure that the FCIAC will have much success and collect several state championships during the fall season’s … Read more

FCIAC teams featured on final girls and boys state soccer polls

The FCIAC had four teams ranked in the top 10 in each of the final girls soccer and boys soccer state coaches polls. Ridgefield and Staples were tied for third in the final Class LL-L girls soccer poll behind No. 1 Glastonbury and second-ranked Southington. Glastonbury was the unanimous choice for No. 1 shortly after … Read more

2019 All-FCIAC Girls Soccer Awards

All-FCIAC First Team and individual photos are available as digital images or as 8×10 glossy prints. To purchase photos, click here or email [email protected] First Team Maddie Fried – St. Joseph Mia Gonzalez – Staples Peyton McNamara – Brien McMahon Caitlin Slaminko – Ridgefield Mary Lundregan – St. Joseph Autumn Smith – Staples Reese Sutter – Staples Megan … Read more

Southington ends Ridgefield’s two-year reign in girls soccer, will face Glastonbury in all-CCC Class LL final

NAUGATUCK — The Southington girls soccer team will get a shot at winning its first outright state championship after defeating Ridgefield 1-0 Tuesday night in the Class LL semifinals at Naugatuck’s Veterans Field. The lone goal of the game came from sophomore Maya Wroblewski on a loose ball in front of the Ridgefield goal late … Read more

Staples’ State-Final Run Dashed By Glastonbury On Late Goal

WATERBURY — It took a perfect finish to finish the Staples girls soccer team’s season. Chloe Landers scored with 10 minutes remaining to give Glastonbury a 1-0 victory in the Class LL semifinals tonight at Municipal Stadium. “Chloe is an amazing player and she made a quality finish — a perfect finish — on that … Read more

Ridgefield keeps Class LL three-peat bid alive by edging FCIAC rival St. Joseph

TRUMBULL — Ridgefield vs. St. Joseph could have been a possible state final had the Class LL tournament seedings been a little different. But the two FCIAC titans had to settle for a state quarterfinal Saturday afternoon. The high-level contest came down to the final seconds as expected, with St. Joseph trying to tie it. … Read more

Popson’s OT goal gives Darien win over Hall in Class LL girls soccer

DARIEN — Falling behind early isn’t the best way to kick off the state tournament. For the Darien girls soccer team, it only fueled the fire. The Blue Wave scored the game’s final two goals, the second coming off the foot of senior Kaitlyn Popson with 2:47 to play in overtime, as 14th-seeded Darien overcame … Read more

Staples girls, Warde boys top state soccer coaches polls

The recently-crowned conference champion Staples girls soccer team and the FCIAC runner-up Fairfield Warde boys soccer team were both ranked No. 1 in their respective state coaches Class LL-L polls when state tournament play commenced this past Saturday (Nov. 9) with the qualifying rounds. The strength of FCIAC girls soccer is evident in that three … Read more

Smith’s goal, defense deliver Staples past St. Joseph, to school’s fifth FCIAC title

WILTON — In a physical game full of hard challenges and fouls, it was fitting the only score came off a set piece. Autumn Smith was able to convert on Gabby Gonzalez’s free kick with 33 minutes left in the second half, and the Staples defense made the goal stand up as the top-seeded Wreckers … Read more