Week 6 Guide to the Games

Masuk's PJ Kokkoros, left, and Ansonia's Arkeel Newsome will face off Thursday night.

Masuk’s PJ Kokkoros, left, and Ansonia’s Arkeel Newsome will face off Thursday night.


 NVL-SWC Crossover | By Gene Moretti & Rich Gregory Guide to the Games

Masuk (4-1) at Ansonia (5-0), Thursday, 6:30: Well, Masuk got caught looking ahead in loss to Pomperaug last week. Now Panthers get to see if Arkeel Newsome and Ansonia for real.

Brookfield (4-1) at Wilby (3-2), 6 pm: Both teams have only lost to quality opponents.



 FCIAC | By Scott Ericson

St. Joseph (5-0) at Bassick (1-4) 3:30 pm: Lions riding high after win last week, high-octane Cadets will be stiffer test.

Greenwich (3-2) at Trumbull (4-1) 7 pm: The game of the night with both sides coming off blowout wins last week.

Danbury (2-3) at Staples (4-1) 7 pm: Wreckers somehow under the radar despite four straight wins.

Westhill (1-4) at Bridgeport Central (0-5) 7 p.m: Not many chances remaining on schedule for the Hilltoppers to pick up first win.

Stamford (0-5) at Brien McMahon (5-0) 7 pm: Senators defense has been dominant; Black Knights offense has been dormant. Not a good combination for Stamford.

Wilton (3-2) at Fairfield Warde (1-4) 7 pm: Mustangs are the last team the Warriors face with losing record until Thanksgiving.

Chicopee (Mass.) (2-3) at New Canaan (5-0) 7 pm: Maybe an out of state team can slow down the Rams? Wouldn’t bet on it.


Bunnell QB Nolan Aurelia.

Bunnell QB Nolan Aurelia.

NVL-SWC Crossover | By Gene Moretti & Rich Gregory

Derby (4-1) at Bethel (3-2), Friday, 7: After getting run over by Ansonia in the second half last week, Derby looks to regroup against Wildcats.

Seymour (3-2) at Oxford (3-2), Friday, 7: A natural rivalry between border towns. Should be fun.

Barlow (4-1) at Torrington (0-5), 7 pm: Falcons eyeing 5-1 with Pomperaug up next.

Bunnell (2-3) at Naugatuck (4-1), 7 pm: Greyhounds coach Craig Bruno takes on his old team.

Kennedy (0-5) at Stratford (1-4), 7 pm: Kennedy gave powerhouse Woodland a battle in Week 3, but hasn’t come close since.

New Fairfield (3-2) at Sacred Heart (0-5), 7 pm: Sacred Heart has been out-scored 264-61.

Newtown (5-0) at Wolcott (4-1), 7 pm: Both teams have a lot of weapons. Wolcott’s only loss was in overtime to Naugy in Week 2.

Watertown (1-4) at New Milford (1-4), 7 pm: Watertown hasn’t scored a point in October.

Woodland (5-0) at Pomperaug (2-3), 7 pm: Can Pomperaug take down an undefeated power two weeks in a row?


SCC | By Gene Moretti

Fairfield Prep QB Colton Smith.

Fairfield Prep QB Colton Smith.


Shelton (4-1) at Wilbur Cross (3-2), 3:15 pm: Shelton needs to get back up after tough loss to Fairfield Prep or Governors could spring upset.

Amity (3-2) at Notre Dame-West Haven (1-4), 7 pm: Somebody’s going to pay for ND’s rough start. It could be the Spartans this week.

Fairfield Prep (4-1) at Hand (4-1), 7 pm: Jesuits passed big road test at Shelton last week, need to do it again in Madison against suddenly surging Tigers.

Foran (3-2) at Lyman Hall (0-5), 7 pm: Lions and QB Jake Kasuba should feast on Trojans’ defense, which has allowed 218 points, most in SCC.

Xavier (4-1) at West Haven (4-1), 7 pm: This game has Class LL playoff implications written all over it.





CSC | By Rich Gregory

Abbott Tech (1-4) at Capital Prep (5-0), noon: Capital Prep once again making it look easy in the CSC.


FCIAC | By Scott Ericson

Darien RB/WR Nick Lombardo.

Darien RB/WR Nick Lombardo.


Trinity Catholic (0-5) at Darien (4-1) 1:30 pm: Blue Wave tough at home and have shown an ability score at will. Crusaders have been giving up a ton of points lately.

Ridgefield (4-1) at Harding (2-3) 2:30 pm: Presidents may have a tough time containing Tigers.

Fairfield Ludlowe (3-2) at Norwalk (2-3) 3 pm: Both teams looking to rebound after lopsided losses to the league’s elite.


NVL-SWC Crossover | By Rich Gregory

Holy Cross (3-2) at Weston (3-2), 1 pm: Holy Cross looking to make it three in a row.

Notre Dame-Fairfield (0-5) at St. Paul (3-2), 1:30 pm: Notre Dame has been out-scored 238-58; St. Paul has put up 130 points in its three wins.



Chris McNamee