WILTON — The combination of throwing a pitcher with just one varsity start against a team averaging 13 runs a game on appearance did not look like the recipe for the Wilton baseball team to continue its recent hot streak.
WESTPORT — Staples coach Jack McFarland attributes his team’s offensive prowess as much to the players on the bench as those out in the field.
After a 4-1 start last season, the St. Joseph baseball team lost 10 of the following 12 games to send its postseason hopes to the brink of a cliff.
FAIRFIELD — By the time Chad Knight produced Staples’ first hit this afternoon, a two-run double in the fourth inning, his team already had a 4-0 lead over Fairfield Warde.
TRUMBULL — The Darien players joke that their coach, Mike Scott, refers to the team’s style as boring baseball.
Is it more a matter of basics, and the Blue Wave are hoping they can lull their way to a championship.
RIDGEFIELD — The hoped-for matchup between two of the FCIAC’s best pitchers took a while to materialize this afternoon, unexpectedly and abbreviated, as it turned out.
The Darien baseball team went into Saturday with three games under its belt. In contrast, Staples was getting ready for opening day, the victim of two postponements.
While lacrosse has been taking numbers away in many sports, the FCIAC is going through a golden era, as evidenced by the many players it is sending off to the college level, including to top Division I schools. Last season the league took up three of the four spots in the Class LL semifinals and five of the eight in the quarterfinals.