High School Football news, analysis, commentary and features from the reporters of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group.
Senior quarterback Mark Piccirillo rushed for 217 yards and two touchdowns to lead unbeaten Shelton past Hand 33-20 at the Surf Club on Friday. “That’s unbelievable,” Piccirillo said of Shelton’s 7-0 start to the season. “I can’t get over the way that game just finished. We’ll celebrate tonight and move on to next week.” Down 14-7 entering […] [Read More]
Unbeaten Newtown dealt Brookfield its first loss of the season, controlling the game with a strong running attack, as Jaret Devellis led the way with 116 yards on 21 carries and a touchdown in the 21-14 win. Unique formation On several occasions, Newtown quarterback Jacob Burden lined up in the shotgun surrounded by all three […] [Read More]
It was a contrast of styles on Friday night at Dunning Field as the up-tempo, passing attack of New Canaan took on the grinding, zone-read based rushing attack of Staples. The Wreckers managed to slow the pace down early, but couldn’t keep New Canaan down for four quarters as the Rams prevailed 35-2 to improve […] [Read More]
FRIDAY CSC | By Doug Bonjour Bullard Havens (4-2) at Vinal/East Hampton/Goodwin (3-3) 6 p.m. (at Palmer Field): Tigers beat previously unbeaten Prince Tech last week for their fourth straight win. O’Brien Tech (0-6) at Cheney Tech (5-1) 6 p.m.: Schedule doesn’t get any easier for the winless Condors. Their next two opponents are a […] [Read More]
Hearst Connecticut Media ranks the top high school football programs in the region: 1. NEW CANAAN (5-0 record) (59 points, 4 first-place votes): Rams remain in top spot after a bye. 2. DARIEN (6-0) (59, 3): Blue Wave visits 0-6 Ridgefield next. That could get ugly. 3. NEWTOWN (6-0) (49, 1): The Nighthawks beat ‘The […] [Read More]
WHAT’S HOT OWN THE NIGHT(HAWKS): If there was ever a time to take Newtown seriously, it’s now. The Nighthawks didn’t shy away from the spotlight against Ansonia on Friday. Instead, they embraced it. They weren’t fazed by Ansonia’s mystique. The Nighthawks outmuscled the Chargers on their way to program-defining 14-8 win at Blue and Gold […] [Read More]
OFFENSE Jaret DeVellis, Newtown: Rushed for 146 yards on 19 carries as the Nighthawks beat Ansonia 14-8 oto snap the Chargers’ 48-game winning streak. Tyler Hansen, New Milford: 11 completions for 215 yards and 4 TDs and a 28-yard run for another score in 48-8 rout of Kennedy. Mark Piccirillo, Shelton: Threw 3 TDs (37, […] [Read More]