Two schools that won league championships, two boys soccer teams that reached the semifinals of the conference tournament, a girls team that defeated it biggest rival and the winner of the biggest football game so far this season are on the menu for consideration as this week’s Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week.
The finalists: the Danbury boys cross country team, the Ridgefield girls cross country team, the Norwalk field hockey team, the Trumbull boys soccer team, the New Canaan boys soccer team and the Staples football team.
The winner will get T-shirts with our new logo courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, the Stamford Advocate, Karl Chevrolet and Innovative Health and Rehabilitation.
The Hatters, behind Thomas Moore and Nicholas Carlsen finishing third and fourth, respectively, held off Darien to win the FICAC title.
The Tigers, with four runners finishing in the top 12 spots, outdistanced Greenwich and rolled to the FCIAC championship. On Saturday they came back to win the CIAC Class LL title.
The Bears beat city rival Brien McMahon, 2-0, to finish 10-2-1 and clinch the No. 3 seed in the FCIAC Tournament.
The Eagles, the No. 2 seed, after tying Darien and defeating Trinity Catholic, knocked off Wilton on penalty kick in a quarterfinal playoff game.
The Rams, who needed a win over Fairfield Ludlowe to qualify for the playoffs, as the No. 8 seed eliminated No. 1 Norwalk, 2-1, for the second year in a row.
The Wreckers scored five touchdowns in just over 13 minutes to overcome a 17-7 deficit and roll to a 42-23 win over Darien in a battle of unbeaten teams.
The voting is open until noon on Wednesday. So vote below and check back to find out who is this week’s Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week.
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