Class L boys lacrosse: Lesch rallies Staples past Amity, back to state final

NORWALK >> It’s not every day in the sport of lacrosse that you encounter a defensive clinic by both teams. But on Wednesday, the Amity boys lacrosse team and Staples did exactly that in the CIAC Class L semifinals. Both sides intercepted passes, disrupted fast-break transitions, on-field defenders blocked shots and both goalies made impressive […]

Class S lacrosse: Brookfield downs East Catholic to reach first state final

Brookfield's Liam Clancy (23) and Dane Heckmann (21) celebrate a goal early in the game vs. East Catholic. The Bobcats went on to win, 11-6 and reach the first state final in school history.
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CHESHIRE >> Brookfield’s boys lacrosse team defeated East Catholic 11-7 in the semifinals of the Class S state tournament at the Maclary Complex to advance to their first title game in school history. The Bobcats, the lone SWC representative in an FCIAC-dominated lacrosse field, will play St. Joseph for the Class S title  Saturday at […]

Tennis: Xavier’s Rich Ciamarra wins State Open crown

Xavier freshman Richard Ciamarra gets ready to serve in the State Open finals Wednesday at Yale. Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press

NEW HAVEN >> Xavier’s Richard Ciamarra didn’t realize there were so many postseason tennis tournaments in high school. But that’s how most freshman are: naïve and full of youthful exuberance. Ciamarra, however, proved in the Southern Connecticut Conference, Class LL and State Open tourneys that he’s not just any freshman. Ciamarra capped a remarkable first […]

CIAC Class L boys lacrosse: Perry leads No. 2 Greenwich over No. 3 Ridgefield

NORWALK – The Greenwich boys lacrosse team and Ridgefield, a pair of skilled and familiar Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference rivals, usually provide their fans with some exciting action whenever they face off and they didn’t disappoint their fans in the CIAC Class L semifinals on Wednesday. Will Perry scored a pair of goals and […]

Golf: Notre Dame-West Haven, New Canaan share CIAC Division II title

North Haven's Rasmey Kong won the individual Division II state champion for the second year in a row after shooting a 4-under par.

HARWINTON >> For the second year in a row North Haven’s Rasmey Kong walked away as the individual Division II state champion, after he shot a 4-under-par 68at Fairview Farms in Harwinton on Wednesday. “I told myself don’t do anything stupid,” said Kong a junior. “Just put the ball in play, my ball striking was […]

This Week’s CIAC tournament scoreboard (June 9-June 14)

Baseball CLASS LL SEMIFINALS Tuesday, June 10 Southington 6, Fairfield Warde 5 Amity 3, Simsbury 0 FINALS Sunday, June 15 No. 17 Amity (16-8) vs. No. 3 Southington (20-3) at Palmer Field, Middletown, 12:30 CLASS L SEMIFINALS Tuesday, June 10 Notre Dame-WH 2, East Lyme 1 Masuk 7, Law 2 FINALS Saturday, June 14 No. 4 […]

Class L softball: Fitch rolls past Lauralton Hall, into to 3rd state title game

West Haven >> It didn’t take long. Just two pitches to be exact. Fitch leadoff hitter Jackie Lewis wasted little time, driving the second pitch she saw Wednesday over the left field fence for a home run. That set the tone. Just two batters later, teammate Caroline Taber drilled another home run just over the […]

Golf: Morgan defends CIAC Division IV title

The Morgan Huskies successfully defended their CIAC Division IV golf championship.

KENSINGTON >> It took three sudden-death playoff holes this time around, but the result ended up being the same for th Morgan boys golf team. Morgan defended its Division IV state championship Wednesday, beating Northwest Catholic by two strokes in the playoff at Timberlin Golf Club. “Last year, we kind of snuck in there and […]

Class M lacrosse: No. 1 Darien routs Hand to reach state championship

FAIRFIELD >> Peter Lindley and John Reed scored six goals apiece as No. 1 Darien defeated Hand 18-3 in the Class M boys lacrosse semifinals at Fairfield Ludlowe. Darien, which led Hand 15-0 at halftime, will play the winner of tonight’s Barlow/New Canaan game Saturday at McMahon at a time to be determined. Reid Sweitzer […]

Fairfield Prep guard Thomas Nolan commits to next-door Fairfield University

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
Thomas Nolan of Fairfield Prep.

Fairfield Prep guard Thomas Nolan’s college choice is a shorter distance than a layup, which is to say he’s not going anywhere. The 6-foot-2 junior has committed to play college basketball at Fairfield University, which, of course, is part of the same campus as the Jesuit high school which bears its name. The news was […]

Former St. Paul quarterback Logan Marchi now heading to Temple


It looks like Winsted’s Logan Marchi will be on a Division I football roster, after all. The St. Paul quarterback, now Gilbert-Winsted student, who was compelled to withdraw his commitment to UConn (i.e. had it rescinded) in the days leading up to National Signing Day, was all set to head to prep school. But on Tuesday […]

2014 CIAC boys lacrosse tournament schedule, results


CLASS L QUALIFYING ROUND Friday Xavier 17, Hamden 2 Saturday Trumbull 14, South Windsor 4 Ludlowe 16, Shelton 10 Sunday Southington 9, Conard 4 FIRST ROUND Wednesday, June 4 Amity 11, Brien McMahon 8 Fairfield Prep 8, Newtown 1 Fairfield Warde 7, Glastonbury 4 Greenwich 12, Fairfield Ludlowe 4 New Milford 12, Southington 8 Ridgefield […]

2014 CIAC softball tournament schedule / results


CLASS LL FIRST ROUND Monday, June 2 Upper bracket: Newtown 4, Trumbull 0 Cheshire 10, Hamden 0 Ludlowe 13, New Milford 6 Bristol Central 18, New Britain 3 East Hartford 5, Danbury 3 Hand 9, Staples 7 Stamford 7, New Canaan 2 Lower bracket: Newington 11, Manchester 1 Amity 2, Simsbury 1 Norwich Free Academy […]

2014 CIAC baseball tournament schedule / results


CLASS LL FIRST ROUND Monday, June 2 Amity 6, Danbury 1 Glastonbury 6, Wilton 5 (9) Cheshire 12, Ridgefield 5 New Milford 5, Bristol Central 4 (12) Naugatuck 8, East Hartford 0 Newtown 3, Greenwich 2 Lower bracket: Fairfield Warde 4, South Windsor 3 Xavier 7, Newington 5 Trumbull 3, Westhill 2 (10) West Haven […]