Boys Basketball

Second-Chance Points: Playoff Seeding Of Less Consequence Than Ever Before

Homestretch week. Greenwich, Fairfield Ludlowe and Staples, sitting with seven league losses, are hoping the right team (no longer Danbury) will lose out and create an opening into the FCIAC Tournament, which begins Saturday. Right now the jockeying begins for position between the teams that started today in the second through eighth positions, separated by just one game in the loss column.

Trinity Catholic’s Win Over Trumbull Further Evidence Of League Parity

TRUMBULL — There were missed free throws, ill-advised shots, poor decision making and panic moves.

And the Trinity Catholic boys basketball team, four minutes away from its biggest win of the season, saw a 15-point lead over Trumbull whittled down to two in the final seconds.

Warde 2.0 Looks Very Much Like The Original In 84-72 Win Over McMahon

FAIRFIELD — There were 42 seconds remaining tonight when Fairfield Warde boys basketball coach Ryan Swaller removed his remaining starters from what would end up being an 84-72 win over Brien McMahon. There was loud applause in the stands and more importantly huge smiles on Swaller’s players, who after a sluggish beginning used a 26-4 burst to close the first half and break the game open.

Second-Chance Points: Storylines Aplenty As Regular Season Hits Homestretch

One of the best high school sports days of the year, the FCIAC Boys Basketball Tournament quarterfinals, is less than two weeks away. As expected, a year in which there are no Division I players has created more unpredictable outcomes. In the last week Staples defeated Ridgefield and Fairfield Ludlowe knocked off Darien, and neither result, despite the records, can be categorized as shocking.

Trumbull Withstands Warde’s Best Effort To Come Away With Memorable Triple-Overtime Win

FAIRFIELD — Trumbull’s Johnny McElroy, who has played in a number of dramatic games in two sports, said there was a moment in the third and final overtime tonight against Fairfield Warde, as he was preparing to inbound the ball, that he afforded himself a private moment to appreciate the four-act spectacle in which he was a major protagonist.