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Vote For The Ruden Report Team Of The Week

We have 10 teams on the menu for the Ruden Report Team of the Week vote.

Your finalists are: the Darien boys volleyball, Staples girls tennis, Greenwich boys golf, Ridgefield girls lacrosse, Danbury girls track, Stamford boys lacrosse, Fairfield Warde softball, Westhill baseball, New Canaan boys tennis and Trumbull boys lacrosse teams.

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Jaques’ Goal In Second Overtime Completes Comeback, Carries Darien Past New Canaan, 11-10

NEW CANAAN — It has been five years and 11 days since the New Canaan girls lacrosse team last defeated Darien.

That has been cause enough for frustration. Compounding the disappointment the last two years has been the manner in which the Rams have lost. In two of the last three games, including the two most recent FCIAC championships, the Blue Wave have used late rallies to deny their border rival.

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Gentile, Caruso Deliver Key Hits As Darien Rallies In 7th For 5-4 Win Over Stamford

DARIEN — Stefani Gentile has seen her role with the Darien softball team change from a year ago to more of a platoon player. It took an adjustment, but Gentile, like a skilled surgeon, without fail is on call.

“I’m always up on the fence, always thinking, ‘Oh, what if he puts me in next inning?’ Gentile said. “I’m always taking swings in the back and getting ready.”