Playoff season is in full swing, so here are your up-to-the-minute basketball and hockey schedules involving Fairfield.
Wilbur Cross vs. Fairfield Prep at East Haven, 6
Boys Ice Hockey
East Haven at Prep, 6
ND-Fairfield vs. Bethel at Newtown, 6
SCC Final at Quinnipiac, 7:30
Class LL first round
Ludlowe at Ridgefield, 6
Warde at Glastonbury, 7
North Branford at ND-Fairfield, 7
Boys Ice Hockey
SCC Division I Hockey Final
ND-West Haven/Hamden vs. Prep, 8
Xavier at ND-Fairfield, 6
SCC Championships at Southern Conn. State, 6
Notre Dame and Hamden meet Monday to decide the other berth in Wednesday’s SCC hockey final.
Three local wrestlers qualified for this weekend’s New England Wrestling Championships in Providence, R.I.
Warde’s Ahmed Hourani (285) and Phaoroah Eaton (132) each earned a third-place finish, and Ludlowe’s George Wales finished fifth at 106, earning a trip to Providence, as well.
The Mustangs finished fifth– their best finish since placing sixth in 2010.
While none of the teams are from Fairfield, both Fairfield high schools are the FCIAC boys basketball tournament’s hosts.
The quarterfinals were Saturday at Ludlowe, and the event shifts across town Tuesday. Second-seeded Trinity Catholic will play No. 6 Wilton at 6 p.m., top-seeded St. Joseph will face No. 4 Bridgeport Central in the night cap.
The championship game will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Warde.
I’ll be at the SCC semis on Monday.
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Pat Pickens is the sports editor of the Fairfield Citizen, a Hearst Connecticut Newspaper. Follow him on Twitter here.