Staples’ Bid For Second Straight Class LL Title Ends With Quarterfinal Loss To Cheshire

CHESHIRE — Staples pitcher Chad Knight delivered about as insightful a postgame comment today as one will ever hear from a losing player:

“Winning is only made special if you lose once in a while,” Knight said after the Wreckers’ season ended with a 4-3 Class LL quarterfinal loss to Cheshire. “Losing humbles you, and it makes you appreciate winning.”

Darien Taps Offense To Defeat Staples For Second FCIAC Title In Three Years

STAMFORD — Perhaps no high school baseball team in the state is so public about its emphasis on pitching and defense than Darien. Boring baseball is how Mike Scott, the Blue Wave’s coach, refers to it. The foundation of championships, he stresses, are built on the art of not allowing runs.

FCIAC Baseball Tournament Pairings Set

Following the pattern of the week, the final game of the regular season, between Greenwich and Danbury, was postponed. It will hopefully get played tomorrow at 1 at Brien McMahon, which has a turf field.