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Darien-New Canaan Act III in state championship

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One last tango. After blasting their respective  semifinal opponents by a combined margin of 30 goals, the Darien and New Canaan boys lacrosse teams will meet for a third time this season in the Class M state championship Saturday. The Blue Wave took both of the previous meetings in overtime, most recently with a come-from-behind […] [Read More]
Greenwich's Tommy Rogan, right, makes a save during Wednesday's game vs. Ridgefield. Bob Luckey photo

Greenwich beats Ridgefield for 3rd time, advances to finals

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Greenwich reached its final destination Wednesday night. The Cardinals advanced to the CIAC Class L Tournament final for the first time since 2007 with a hard-fought 7-5 victory over Ridgefield in the semifinal round at Brien McMahon High School. The second-seeded Cardinals will face ninth-seeded Staples in Saturday’s final at Brien McMahon at 1:30 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Darien girls advance to seventh state title game in nine years

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They’ve done it again. Propelled by an 8-1 second-half run, the Darien girls lacrosse team beat No. 7 Cheshire Tuesday in the Class L semifinals to move on to its seventh state championship in nine years. Senior Hollis Perticone scored five goals, including three after intermission, to lead the Blue Wave back to another title game. […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General, SCC

Goalie, defenders stand tall for New Fairfield girls

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It could’ve been a whole lot worse. The Wilton High girls lacrosse team defeated New Fairfield 10-5 in the Class M state semifinals on Tuesday, and that final margin could have – and would have – been a whole lot worse had it not been for the efforts of the Rebels’ defense and goalie Emily […] [Read More]
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Will Perry of Greenwich takes a shot on goal during Saturday's game against Fairfield Prep . Bob Luckey photo.

Greenwich beats Fairfield Prep, advances to L semifinals

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Fairfield Prep ended Greenwich’s season five times in the state tournament  since 2006, but Saturday the Cardinals stopped the Jesuits’ two-year reign as Class L champions. Receiving four goals from Luke Finneran and two goals and two assists from Will Perry, the second-seeded Cardinals edged 10th-seeded rival Fairfield Prep, 9-8, in the quarterfinal round of […] [Read More]
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St. Joseph takes down No. 1, but it’s not an upset

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It happens every year. An established program earns a low seed after battling through a rigorous schedule. Although the team might be superior to those seeded above it, regular-season records are the deciding factor in state tournament seeding. Take, for example, St. Joseph, which is seeded eighth in this year’s Class S tournament. It’s seeded behind seven […] [Read More]
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Staples headed back to Class L semifinals

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Staples advanced to the Class L semifinals for a second straight season with a 10-3 win over No. 1 Simsbury on Saturday. The No. 9 Wreckers, who defeated CCC member Hall 14-4 in the first round, will meet Amity on Wednesday for a place in the final. Absent in the run to next Saturday’s final […] [Read More]
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Greenwich attackman Decker Curran eludes a Ludlowe defender during Wednesday's game at Cardinal Stadium. Bob Luckey photo.

Greenwich tops Ludlowe, Fairfield Prep up next

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For teams that don’t play in the same conference, Greenwich and Fairfield Prep certainly face each other a lot. Since 2005, the Cardinals and Jesuits have met 14 times and more often than not, there was a lot of drama and plenty at stake. Though they have already played against each other this season, Greenwich […] [Read More]
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