After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past three months, it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected three outstanding finalists for our BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Winter Team of the Year award.
In many respects the most impressive aspects of the FCIAC basketball season were nowhere on the script back in December. The rise of Darien to contention. Unpredictable outcomes as compensation for a down year.
What a difference three months make. The girls basketball season started looking like a two-team race between Fairfield Warde and defending champion Stamford, with Trumbull and Ridgefield possessing the potential to contend for the title. Not surprisingly, the quartet separated itself from the rest of the league and advanced to the semifinals of the FCIAC Tournament.
NEW HAVEN — It was a 45-minute hockey game at the end of a 26-game, three-month season that capped off a four-year career for the team’s seniors. And yet, it will probably be a mere 24 seconds that the Ridgefield High School players, coaches and fans will end up talking about the most as the years go by when they’re remembering that championship season of 2016-17.