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Trumbull starting pitcher Avery Santos is congratulated after throwing an effective inning in Wednesday's semfiinals vs. Greenwich. Mike Ross photo.

Trumbull beats Greenwich, returns to FCIAC finals

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The first of two FCIAC Tournament semifinal round games at Habor Yard in Bridgeport Wednesday night featured a terrific matchup between fifth-seeded Trumbull and eighth-seeded Greenwich. In a game that saw both starting pitchers excel and the Cardinals and Eagles stage comebacks, it was Trumbull that earned a berth in Saturday’s FCIAC final, pulling out […] [Read More]
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Mother Nature does ND-Fairfield a favor

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For the sixth time, Notre Dame-Fairfield is headed to the South-West Conference baseball final. For the sixth time, it will try to win its first title. Yes, the Lancers have had an incredibly difficult time in the final. They’ll head into Thursday night’s showcase at Bethel with plenty of momentum, though, after a 12-4 rout […] [Read More]
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Slow start hurts Darien in FCIAC quarterfinals

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Playoff baseball requires a different approach from regular-season games when patience often serves as the best attitude. And aside from the pressure to perform, because it’s lose-and-go-home, tournament baseball emphasizes the importance of a good start. Third-seeded Darien had a rough first inning on Tuesday afternoon in its FCIAC quarterfinal loss to visiting Fairfield Warde. […] [Read More]
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Staples “upset” by Greenwich in FCIAC quarterfinals

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Staples was the latest team to become a victim of the one-off nature of the FCIAC playoffs as it saw its 16-2 conference record end in the first round of the tournament at the hands of Greenwich. The Wreckers fell 6-2 in eight innings Tuesday as Cardinals sophomore Kevin Woodring hit a three-run double in […] [Read More]
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Bunnell’s Rossomando named CT Gatorade Player of the Year

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Bunnell pitcher Ronnie Rossomando was named the Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year. The 6-foot-5 junior was 5-1 with a 1.65 ERA and 69 strikeouts in the regular season for the Bulldogs, who earned the South-West Conference’s top seed with a 16-4 mark. Rossomando also batted .313 with 17 RBIs. “Great stuff. To be honored as […] [Read More]
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FCIAC playoff preview

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It seems fitting the FCIAC playoff field would not be set until Warde beat Ridgefield Saturday afternoon after the teams were rained out Friday. Here are the pairings for the FCIAC Quarterfinals on Tuesday. All games at 4 p.m. No. 8 Greenwich (11-7) at No. 1 Staples (16-2) Regular season: The Wreckers beat the Cardinals […] [Read More]
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Video: Trinity wins City title, knocks Westhill out of FCIACs

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  Trinity beat Westhill 4-1 Friday, winning the City title and knocking Westhill out of the FCIAC playoffs in the process. Westhill lost its final four games, missing the playoffs by one game. Both teams will play in states in two weeks.     [Read More]
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Bunnell, with help from Ronnie Rossomando, left, and coach Scott Szturma, right, are the top seed for the SWC playoffs.

SWC playoff matchups: Bunnell tops the field

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Bunnell earned the top seed for the South-West Conference playoffs by way of head-to-head tiebreakers over Pomperaug and defending champion Weston. The three teams each finished 11-3 in the conference. All games Saturday at higher seeds No. 1 Bunnell (16-4, 11-3) vs. No. 8 Oxford (12-8, 7-7), 3 p.m. No. 2 Weston (16-4, 11-3) vs. No. 7 New Milford […] [Read More]
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