March 9, 2014
State No. 6 New Canaan won its third FCIAC tournament title in five years, knocking off No. 1 Darien 2-1. The New Canaan Advertiser noted it was the school’s 18th FCIAC title and 10th under coach Bo Hickey. @DaveRuden described the tie between the Rams’ title and a Spanish class . . East Catholic-Manchester beat Glastonbury 5-3 for the CCC North title; Bolton/Coventry/Rockville scored five goals in the final 11 minutes to beat Hall/Southington 5-2 in the CCC South final . . . Branford defeated Amity 4-3 in the SCC Division II final. . . .SCC Division I champion Notre Dame-Fairfield is the top seed in the CIAC Division I tournament; East Catholic is the top seed in Division II; Masuk is No. 1 in Division III.
HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Woodstock Academy, led by individual all-around winner Paige Stuyniski, won the State Open gymnastics team title. . .State Open champion Danbury put three wrestlers in the finals and finished second in the New England championships, 13 points behind Mount Anthony (Vt.) Connecticut individual champs: Kevin Jack, Danbury (126); Howard Kilpatrick, Bacon Academy (145); Khamri Thomas, Windsor Locks (182). . . . . .Danbury won the CIAC Class LL cheerleading title in New Haven. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Tuesday at 7:30pm. Other class champions: Seymour (Class S); St. Joseph (M); Masuk (L); Stamford (co-ed). . .Capital Prep-Hartford, the top seed in the CIAC Class L tournament, won the CSC boys basketball tourney, beating Kaynor Tech 73-48.
Southern Connecticut defeated New Haven 73-71 for its first Northeast-10 men’s basketball title. @NHRJoeMorelli captured the winning basket by the Owls’ Greg Langston . . .Albertus Magnus of New Haven advanced and Eastern Connecticut was eliminated in the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament. . . The Norwich Bulletin reported Wheeler-North Stonington is considering a move from the ECC to CSC, but will only go if Tourtellotte-Thompson joins them.
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