After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past three months, starting on Sunday morning it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected three outstanding male and 10 female finalists for the Athletic Gaines-Ruden Report FCIAC Fall Male and Female Player of the Year awards.
We have five finalists for the Athletic Gaines-Ruden Report Female Player of the Week.
The vote will run until noon on Wednesday. The winner will receive our Player of the Week T-shirts.
The Greenwich football team, which is 9-0 and ranked No. 2 in the state, placed 10 players on the All-FCIAC football team. The Cardinals’ John Marinelli was voted Coach of the Year.
Claire Middlebrook scored twice in the second half to lead the Ridgefield girls soccer team to a 2-1 win over Staples today in the Class LL final. It was the first state title for the Tigers, who were runners-up the past two years and 0-3 overall in the championship game.
WEST HAVEN — The third time is the charm. Or are charms.
It wasn’t going to rain on the parade.
And how about a new, less-trite cliche to summarize what is now a historical season for Ridgefield’s girls soccer team: sides that lose seven starters can indeed win state championships.