Kirby’s walk-off, two-run home run lifts St. Joseph past Trumbull, into FCIAC semifinals

TRUMBULL — Aaron Kirby delivered a two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh to power St. Joseph to an 11-10 walk-off win over town rivals Trumbull in the FCIAC baseball quarterfinals on Saturday. “That’s definitely the biggest hit of my life,” Kirby said. “I was looking for something in my zone. My … Read more

Field of eight set for 2019 FCIAC baseball tournament

The Brien McMahon Senators became the final team in FCIAC baseball tournament field on Thursday, setting up the four quarterfinal contests on Saturday. McMahon clinched the eighth and final seed when Westhill lost to Ridgefield 6-2 and was eliminated from the playoff picture. The Staples Wreckers are the No. 1 seed, followed by Ludlowe at … Read more

No. 1 St. Joseph leads field of eight teams into FCIAC softball tournament

The St. Joseph Cadets wrapped up a perfect FCIAC regular season on Wednesday and will be the No. 1 seed for the conference softball tournament, which will begin with four quarterfinal games on Friday. Below are the match-ups for the quarterfinals. The semifinals and final will be played at a neutral site at Sacred Heart … Read more

A Doiron shutout, a Hunter blast ends No. 1 Masuk’s 41-game win streak, keeps St. Joseph softball unbeaten

MONROE — It’s only the beginning of May, but it was a playoff atmosphere as No. 2 St. Joseph softball took down No. 1 Masuk 2-0 Saturday afternoon. The anticipated matchup was a battle of aces as Payton Doiron of St. Joseph outdueled Masuk’s Sam Schiebe. Doiron tossed a complete game shutout, allowing just five … Read more

Softball: Horton’s 8th-inning, walk-off home run lifts No. 2 St. Joseph past No. 3 Trumbull

TRUMBULL — St. Joseph’s Charlie Horton wasn’t pleased with her last at-bat and brought a different mindset to the plate before clubbing a walk-off home run in the bottom of the eight inning to defeat Trumbull High, 2-1, on Wednesday. “I was anxious,” Horton said. “This time, I waited for my pitch and ripped it. … Read more

St. Joseph baseball’s victory over Trumbull a walk in the park — sort of

TRUMBULL — As intense and riveting as the friendly rivalry can be, the latest installment of St. Joseph-Trumbull baseball was a walk in the park for the Cadets. Almost literally. Visiting St. Joseph, after stringing together a trio of hits to score three first-inning runs, walked six times in a five-run third inning en route … Read more

St. Joseph baseball ready to reap rewards of patience

Two seasons ago, the St. Joseph baseball team knew it was going to take some lumps.The team was committed to rebuilding and that meant starting a lineup almost exclusively of sophomores and freshmen. The team struggled in the regular season, winning just eight games and being the final team to qualify for the CIAC Class … Read more

Paolozzi tosses complete game, St. Joseph baseball throttles Westhill

STAMFORD — The St. Joseph baseball team continues to bounce back after tough losses this season, having yet to lose consecutive games. The problem is that the bounce back wins have been followed by another loss. After walloping Westhill 18-2 Wednesday, the Cadets are hoping to start a winning streak rather than being the team … Read more

Softball: Babineau notches 200th win with St. Joseph’s 7-1 victory over Westhill

TRUMBULL — St. Joseph defeated Westhill, 7-1, on Wednesday. The victory was the 200th in the career of Cadet head coach Jeff Babineau. “I just told the girls that they are part of a long history of fine teams here at St. Joseph,” Babineau said. “Each class of players have contributed to these 200 wins.” Click here … Read more

Trumbull, St. Joe’s lead softball poll; Four FCIAC teams crack baseball top 10

Trumbull and St. Joseph are ranked second and third, respectively, in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Softball Poll, while the FCIAC has four teams in the Top 10 of the most recent state baseball poll. Ledyard replaced FCIAC member Ridgefield for the No. 1 ranking in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Baseball Poll which was released April … Read more