In the final, pregame edition of ‘The Show,’ LaxWorm, Kyle Brennan of the Republican-American and I talked yesterday’s semifinals, looked ahead at the four state championship games. had a star-studded cast of state finalist coaches.
We heard from Barlow’s Jack Shaban, who talked about the Falcons’ loss to St. Joseph and looked back on his team’s banner year.
Fairfield Prep coach and alumnus Tom Shea talked about what got his team to its first state title game since 1988.
Ansonia’s Tom Brockett talked about his team’s victory over Rocky Hill, and its prospects at winning a 19th state championship against NVL rival Woodland, and the last game of Arkeel Newsome’s storied career.
St. Joseph coach Joe Della Vecchia talked about his team’s third state championship appearance in five years and its victory over Barlow. He also talked about the scary moment in the semifinal when back Mufasha Abdul-Basir was wheeled off the field in a stretcher and his prospects at coming back to play in the state championship.
Check it out.