FAIRFIELD — When the offense is working to perfection, players move across the board like gliding chess pieces. The ball is possessed for seconds before being passed off. Uncontested shots may end up being assists instead of points when a teammate has a better opportunity.
It is hard to sugarcoat one of the most lackluster regular seasons I can remember. By midseason we already knew there would be just nine schools in contention for the eight FCIAC Tournament berths, which removed a great deal of mystery.
FAIRFIELD — On the day the starting point guard from the only girls basketball team in Wilton history to win the FCIAC championship returned to lend support, it was a current backcourt star that carried the team to the brink of a second title.
NEW CANAAN — Zach Allen sat in the office of his high school coach last month, speaking in measured tones. The conversation could just as easily have taken place three years ago, with Allen talking about getting ready for his senior year at New Canaan.