Samantha Matthews, Cheshire girls: Goalkeeper posted her 10th shutout in a 1-0 win at Shelton.
Cooper Knecht, E.O. Smith boys: Had a hat trick in a 6-0 victory over Enfield.
Julia Lanteri, Kingswood-Oxford girls: Scored all three goals in Kingswood-Oxford’s 3-2 win over Hopkins.
Brandon Baker, Prince Tech/University boys: Had four goals in a 5-1 win over Harding.
Christopher Mendez, Bassick boys: Scored three goals in a 5-1 win over Kolbe Cathedral.
Juan Avila, Morgan boys: Had a hat trick in a 3-0 win over Cromwell.
Elvis Campos and Luis Rodriguez, Whitney Tech boys: Campos had a hat trick in a 4-2 victory over Westbrook while Rodriguez scored four goals and added two assists in a 8-1 win over Amistad.
Jakob Bode, Aerospace boys: Had all three goals in a 3-2 win over Public Safety.
“No one expected us to win. That’s what makes it even better. No one expected us to beat them. I couldn’t be more proud of my boys. They gave me so much effort and commitment out there. I’m just over the moon.”
Danbury boys coach Anthony Howard told Hearst Connecticut Media after the eighth-seeded Hatters upset top-seeded Ridgefield in the FCIAC Tournament quarterfinals.
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SCC tournament semifinals, boys, today, site of higher seed: Career/Hillhouse pulled the stunner in the quarterfinals, ousting top-seeded Guilford in the quarterfinals on penalty kicks. Now Career/Hillhouse plays at Fairfield Prep in the semifinals while two state finalists last year, Hand (Class L) and Shelton (LL) square off in Shelton in the other semi.
SCC tournament semifinals, girls, Monday, site of higher seed: Both Law and Sheehan won SCC tournament games for the first time Saturday. Now the two square off in the semifinals in Wallingford for the right to face either Hand or Shelton in Thursday’s final.
Shoreline tournament semifinals, Morgan at Old Saybrook, 2:30 p.m.: Old Saybrook has already beaten Morgan twice, including 7-0 last week.
SCC tournament finals, at West Haven, 5:30, 7:30 p.m.: The Hand girls are trying to reach its second straight final. The Shelton boys are still alive in its quest for a three-peat. Will either thing happen?
Shoreline tournament finals, Friday at Portland, 5 and 7 p.m.: The Old Lyme girls and Old Saybrook boys are the defending champions and both are undefeated this year. Can anyone deal either team a loss?