Boys Basketball

Commentary: An FCIAC Year To Remember, No Aids Necessary

Players and coaches have been in an altering state since the end of the spring season — and sports year. Saturday concluded a banner nine months for the FCIAC, with state titles won in baseball (Staples), softball (Trumbull), boys lacrosse (Darien, New Canaan) and girls lacrosse (Darien).

With Assist From Contavio, Walsh Likely To Return For 39th Season At Trinity Catholic

Dutriel Contavio had the biggest basket in Trinity Catholic’s Class S championship win over Westbrook Saturday afternoon.

A little later, away from the public eye, Contavio also had the most important assist for the team’s future. In a sense it was the start of the title defense, while the celebration was still on the upswing. It is the story of 10 minutes that pushed the needle for Mike Walsh, the Crusaders’ coach, as he went from admitted uncertainty whether to retire to nearly an all-out declaration that he will be back next December for his 39th season.

Commentary: Maturity Down The Stretch Carries Trinity Catholic To Class S Title

UNCASVILLE — As a 49-39 lead at the start of the fourth quarter dwindled down to a precious point with 2:24 remaining in today’s Class S Championship at Mohegan Sun Arena, the members of the Trinity Catholic boys basketball team, like those who have followed them in the postseason, were temporarily transformed to three weeks ago.