After a long list of memorable achievements and championships over the last three months, it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have picked seven outstanding finalists for our final award of the season: the Overtime FCIAC Winter Team of the Year.
The vote will run until Thursday at noon, and the winning team will receive a plaque and T-shirts in school colors, courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering and The Stamford Advocate.
Here are the seven finalists:
DANBURY BOYS TRACK TEAM: The Hatters ran a clean sweep through the postseason, winning the FCIAC, CIAC Class LL and State Open championships.
GREENWICH BOYS SWIMMING TEAM: After an 11-1 dual meet season, the Cardinals swept to the FCIAC, Class LL and State Open championships.
NEW CANAAN GIRLS HOCKEY: The Rams finished with a 24-1 record and won FCIAC and state championships. They set a state record for goals in a season (157).
ST. JOSEPH BOYS BASKETBALL: The Cadets finished 23-2 and, after being upset in the first round of the FCIAC Tournament, rebounded to win the Class LL championship.
TRINITY CATHOLIC BOYS BASKETBALL: The Crusaders finished 18-9 and, after losing in the semifinals of the FCIAC Tournament, as the No. 18 seed rebounded to win the Class M title.
TRUMBULL GIRLS BASKETBALL: The Eagles finished 23-2 and rolled through the FCIAC, winning 22 games without a loss to capture the league title. Trumbull lost in the Class LL quarterfinals.
WILTON GYMNASTICS: The Warriors won their first FCIAC title since 1997, finishing with 133.75 points to edge second-place Darien (132.80 points). Wilton finished in fifth place in the Class M championships.
Those are the seven finalists. You have until noon Thursday to select the 2011 Overtime Winter FCIAC Team of the Year.