Ridgefield used a balanced scoring effort to register a 49-36 win over Greenwich High School in an FCIAC girls basketball matchup held Monday evening at Schofield Magnet School in Stamford.
The Tigers led 28-22 at halftime and 40-26 after three quarters of play. Senior center Taylor Stamos scored 11 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lead the Cardinals (3-8). Stamos scored nine first-half points for Greenwich, which received 10 points from freshman guard Kristin Riggs, who made three 3-pointers.
“This was our most complete game of the season,” Cardinals coach Chrys Hernandez said. “Ridgefield is a very good team, but we played well on both ends of the court. We just missed some easy shots and a lot of foul shots, but credit Ridgefield’s defense too — they were tough.”
Junior forward Julia Conforti added nine points, while senior guard Michelle Morganti scored four points for Greenwich, which visits Staples on Thursday.
Junior guard Jordan Moses had six rebounds, while Conforti pulled down four rebounds for the Cards.
Ridgefield was paced by Katherine Garson’s 11 points. Sabrina Grizaffi had 10 points, while Kate Wagner and Megan Kosowski contributed eight points apiece for the Tigers.
Brunswick School is heading into its wrestling tournament in top form.
The Bruins recorded three victories on Saturday and upped their record to 14-1 overall, going into the 44th Brunswick Invitational.
Brunswick beat Hotchkiss School 65-9, topped Taft School, 77-6 and defeated Marvelwood, 83-0.
The Brunswick Invitational takes place on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m.
Several Brunswick wrestlers went 3-0 on the day for the host Bruins. Kaden Saad won all three of his 120-pound matches, while Luca Errico was 3-0 at 138. Errico and Saad won each of their matches by pinfall.
Jojo McCurdy (126), Nick Bell (145), Tim Saunders (195), and Nadji Ngbokoli (152) went 3-0 with two pinfall victories for the surging Bruins.
Brunswick 65, Hotchkiss 9
195 — Timothy Saunders (B) pinned Benjamin Meyers 1:26; 220 — Duncan Sopko (H) pinned Nick Villis 2:59; 285 — Cliff Belknap (B) won by forfeit; 106 — William MacGillivray (B) pinned Aritri Ghosh 0:31; 113 — Jackson Wolfram (B) won by forfeit; 120: Kaden Saad (B) pinned Lachlan Penfold 3:01; 126 — Jojo McCurdy (B) dec. Brant Hadzima 4-0; 132 — Chris Perry (B) major dec. Nicholas Adams12-2; 138 — Luca Errico (B) over Michael Duncan 0:34;145 — Nick Bell (B) major dec. Benjamin Johnson 11-3; 152 — Nadjingar Ngbokoli (B) pinned John Henshaw 0:33;160 — Christian Crider (H) dec. Harry Fett 7-6;170 — Dylan Reynolds (B) pinned Peter Coumantaros 3:21;182 — Clayton Ostrover (B) pinned Scott Lewis 4:03.
Brunswick 77, Taft School 6
220 — Nick Villis (B) pinned Elijah Cohen 0:43; 285 — Cliff Belknap won by forfeit;106 — William MacGillivray won by forfeit; 113 —Jackson Wolfram (B) pinned Loren Lacruz 0:31; 120 — Kaden Saad (B) pinned Joe Apupalo 0:26; 126 — Jojo McCurdy (B) pinned Gavin Pintro 1:29;132 — Chris Perry (B) tech. fall Chase Harper 16-0;138 — Luca Errico (B) pinned Michael Negrea 1:45;145 — Nick Bell (B) pinned Eugene Acevedo 2:20;152 — Nadjingar Ngbokoli (B) pinned Lance Zhang 0:35;160 — Harry Fett (B) over Jacob Rooks 4:24;170: Sean Cummings (T) pinned Dylan Reynolds 3:03;182: Clayton Ostrover won by forfeit; 195 — Timothy Saunders (B) pinned Jamal Ahmad 1:04.
Brunswick 83, Marvelwood 0
285 — Cliff Belknap (B) won by forfeit;106 —William MacGillivray (B) won by forfeit;113 — Jackson Wolfram (B) won by forfeit;120 — Kaden Saad (B) won by forfeit;126 — Jojo McCurdy (B) pinned Denzil Fearon 1:51;132 — Chris Perry (B) tech. fall 15-0; 138 — Luca Errico (B) pinned Alejandro Romero De Terreros 0:18;145 — Nick Bell (B) pinned Braydon Price 1:10;152 —Nadjingar Ngbokoli (B) won by forfeit;160 —Harry Fett (B) won by forfeit;170 — Dylan Reynolds (B) won by forfeit;182 — Clayton Ostrover (B) won by forfeit;195 — Timothy Saunders (B) won by forfeit; 220 — Nick Villis (B) won by forfeit.
GREENWICH HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTICS
The Cardinals were edged by Darien, 125.1-123.45, in a meet held on Saturday at the Darien YMCA.
With the win, Darien raised its record to 3-0. Greenwich’s record is 2-1.
Gianna Cardini of Greenwich placed first in the vault event with a score of 9.1. Kelsey Fedorko of the Cardinals was second in the vault (8.8), followed by Nicole Carlo of Darien (8.6).
On the uneven bars, Cardini posted a first-place score of 8.1, while Fedorko was second (7.7). Lily Fairleigh from Darien took third on the uneven bars (7.6).
Fedorko won the balance beam event (9.3), followed by Carlo (8.7) and Lucy Collins of the Blue Wave (8.2). The floor exercise saw Fedorko take top honors (9.2), while Carlo finished second (8.35) and Darien’s Lana Schmidt was third (8.3).
Fedorko had the best all-around point total (35.0), followed by Cardini (32.4) and Schmidt (30.5).
Greenwich hosts Fairfield Ludlowe at the Greenwich YWCA on Friday at 6 p.m.
Darien will face New Canaan and Westhill Saturday at the Darien YMCA at 2:30 p.m.