Masuk, Kovachik edge Bunnell for SWC championship

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Masuk right-hander Cameron Kovachik was handed a one-run lead, and he didn’t let it go. Kovachik outdueled Bunnell star Ronnie Rossomando in Thursday’s SWC final, as top-seeded Masuk edged the Bulldogs 1-0 at Penders Field in Stratford. Masuk coach Ralph Franco said it was the best game Kovachik, a junior, has ever pitched. Kovachik believes […] [Read More]
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Thanks, in part, to senior Sam Cleland, top-seeded Masuk is in the SWC  final (Photo by Autumn Driscoll).

Masuk and Bunnell to square off in SWC final

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The SWC final will feature the best team against the best pitcher. Third-seeded Bunnell was the first to book a spot, beating rival Stratford 5-3 on Tuesday behind a complete-game, six-hitter by Justin Lasko. Masuk, the No. 1 seed, followed suit with a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over Pomperaug. The two finalists will meet Wednesday at […] [Read More]
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For Barlow, it’s about ‘refocusing’ after SWC loss

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Barlow had beaten Masuk each of the last three seasons, giving Falcons coach Jeff Rago confidence that his team had a chance of toppling the SWC’s top seed on Saturday. Ultimately, the past didn’t matter. Masuk trouced the eighth-seeded Falcons, 13-1, on the strength of 15 hits and a pair of crooked innings. “We beat them […] [Read More]
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FCIAC playoffs set

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FCIAC Baseball Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 26, 4 p.m. No. 8 Stamford (10-8) at No. 1 Darien (16-2) No. 6 Trinity (13-5) at No. 3 New Canaan (14-4) No. 5 Wilton (13-5) at No. 4 Norwalk (14-4) No. 7 Warde (12-6) at No. 2 Staples (14-4) [Read More]
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Uni-Browse: Darien, New Canaan, Staples

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This week we check out Darien’s road uniforms, New Canaan’s home unis with a glimpse of their road unis and Staples alternate jerseys.   [Read More]
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Warde's Reece Maniscalco no-hit Trumbull, 4-0, on Wednesday (Photo by Christian Abraham).

Maniscalco’s no-no locks up FCIAC berth for Warde

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The odds of seeing a repeat of last year’s FCIAC final are on shaky ground. Warde all but dashed Trumbull’s hopes for the league playoffs, beating the Eagles 4-0 Wednesday thanks to a no-hitter by Reece Maniscalco. “He was oustanding,” Trumbull coach Phil Pacelli said of Maniscalco, who struck out 13 batters for his first […] [Read More]
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Video: Stamford keeps FCIAC playoff hopes alive

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Stamford walked-off with a 2-1 win over Greenwich Wednesday and now just needs to win its final game to secure a spot in the FCIAC playoffs next week.   [Read More]
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Masuk will begin SWC tournament play Saturday as the top seed.

SWC playoff field set

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Below are the matchups and times for the SWC quarterfinals, which begin Saturday: (All quarterfinal games at higher seeds) Game 1: No. 1 Masuk (14-6, 12-1) vs. No. 8 Barlow (10-8, 6-7), 11 a.m. Regular-season series: Barlow won 3-1, April 24. Game 2: No. 2 New Fairfield (14-5, 11-2) vs. No. 7 Stratford (9-9, 7-6), 10 […] [Read More]
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