Connecticut High School Football

High School Football news, analysis, commentary and features from the reporters of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group.

Top performers: Week 7 review

Offense Colton Smith, Fairfield Prep: A remarkable 563 yards of total offense in 51-28 domolition of previously unbeaten Cheshire. 12-of-24 passes for 342 yards and 3 TDs nad 221 yards rushing and a TD on 24 carries. Mark Piccirillo Shelton: Senior QBPiccirillo rushed for 217 yards and 2 TDs in a 33-20 win over Hand. […] [Read More]

Video: Pedersen runs wild, St. Joe crushes Trinity

St. Joseph dominated Trinity Saturday, winning 43-8.  Lars Pedersen scored four touchdowns for the Cadets. [Read More]
Danbury's Tysheen McCrea hauls in a touchdown pass over Harding's Ramir Walton in the Hatters' 35-28 win on Saturday. (Photo by Christian Abraham)

Surging Danbury holds on against Harding

A winner of two straight and three of four, Danbury (5-2) is in the thick of the Class LL playoff race. After edging Harding 35-28 on Saturday at Hedges Field, the Hatters sit 10th in the LL standings with four games left. “This is a big win,”running back/linebacker Eric Henry said. “Any win is great. […] [Read More]

Video: Westhill wins 2OT thriller over Ludlowe

Westhill and Ludlowe slugged it out defensively Friday night until the game went to 2 overtimes with Westhill taking a thrilling 23-20 win at Taft Field on a  1-yard run by Blake Newcomer in the second frame. [Read More]

Piccirillo’s heroics guide Shelton to fourth-quarter comeback

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]

Newtown holds off Brookfield to remain undefeated

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]
Categories: SWC

New Canaan overcomes slow start to coast past Staples

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]

Live updates: HS football week 7

Get live updates from around the league and join the conversation by tweeting with #cthsfb. [Read More]