High School Football news, analysis, commentary and features from the reporters of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group.
Hearst Connecticut Media ranks the top regional high school football teams: 1. NEW CANAAN (51 points, 4 first-place votes) (5-0): Rams get a week off to prepare for a visit from Staples next week. 2. DARIEN (50, 1) (5-0): If the Blue Wave can get by Trinity, they can all but punch their ticket to […] [Read More]
WHAT’S HOT CLOSING TIME: By edging Fairfield Prep 38-35 on Friday, Shelton stamped itself as a legit contender not only in the SCC, but in Class LL. Understandably, there were questions surrounding the Gaels’ ability to close out tough opponents after last year’s failures, but those concerns were alleviated. With quarterback Mark Piccirillo playing at […] [Read More]
It’s five weeks into the first season of Abbott Tech’s and Immaculate High School’s collaborative effort on the gridiron, and so far, the ATI United co-op seems to be an overwhelming success. The United is off to a fine start at 3-1 as the two schools – rivals in everything else – have worked together […] [Read More]
OFFENSE Spencer Turkel and Peter Lummis, Weston: Pair hooked up on a 60-yard TD pass on 4th-and-15 with 0.7 seconds left in thrilling 41-29 win over Bunnell. QB Turkel threw for 232 yards and 3 TDs. Lummis rushed rush 76 yards and caught 10 passes for 169 yards and 2 TDs. Zach Spencer’s 2-yard interception […] [Read More]
Fairfield Prep climbed within three points of Shelton with 2:24 left on Friday after trailing by as many as 17 points, but the Jesuits’ comeback was too little, too late. Shelton never trailed, as it edged Prep 38-35 at Warde to improve to 5-0. Jesuits coach Tom Shea, after watching his team drop to 3-2, […] [Read More]