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Some new Rachele Fico News

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Rachele Fico … remember her? While she’s not playing at Masuk any more, her former coach — Jacqui Sheftz just texted me that her former star — who basically owns all the relevant pitching records in Connecticut from her time from 2006-09, was nominated for another award. Fico, now a junior at LSU, is a […] [Read More]
Categories: General, SWC

Extra work pays off for D’Alessandro

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Westhill High School first baseman Megan D’Alessandro has spent some recent practices away from her teammates, hitting off of a T near the fence out in left field. When asked if it was the softball version of being asked to stand in the corner, D’Alessandro laughed. “I’ve just been focusing on trying to keep my […] [Read More]
Categories: General

First Poll of the Year

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The first New Haven Register media poll for the 2012 softball season was released today, and as you can see there’s really nobody that jumps out just yet. Five teams recorded a first place vote, including six for defending Class L champ Foran and five for FCIAC favorite Westhill. New Haven Register Top 10 Softball […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, General, NVL, SCC, SWC

2012 FCIAC Softball 5-Minute Guide

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With the 2012 FCIAC softball season upon us, the question now is, was the 2011 campaign a statistical anomaly or a sign of things to come? Last season Darien won its first FCIAC championship. New Canaan, which went 13-5 and finished fourth during the regular season, and playoff runner-up Fairfield Ludlowe, experienced the schools’ best […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC

2012 SWC Softball 5-Minute Guide

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It might be hard to believe, but it’s been four years since the SWC produced a state champion in softball. You could argue, year-in, year-out, softball was the league’s strongest sport when state tournament play rolled around every June. At the end of the last decade Masuk, with all-world pitcher Rachele Fico, was perennially the […] [Read More]
Categories: General, SWC

2012 Regional SCC/NVL/CSC Softball 5-Minute Guide

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SCC Amity (18-6) will try to build off last year’s Class LL quarterfinal run. Seven starters are back, but the Spartans are still looking among three players for a pitcher. All-State selection C.J. Semones (.370 batting average 2011) leads a talented senior outfield for the Spartans that includes Jacqui Feriaolo and Emily Fox. … Foran […] [Read More]
Categories: CSC, NVL, SCC