The FCIAC dominated boys lacrosse All-Americans from the state, taking 12 of the 16 positions. League champion and Class L runner-up had six players honored, while Wilton and New Canaan had two each.
One of the biggest if not the biggest story of the high school sports season came on the final day, when the Ridgefield boys lacrosse team stunned Darien, 9-8, for the Class L title.
The Tigers ended the Blue Wave’s 76-game winning streak, the third longest ever nationally in the sport, and denied Darien, which was ranked No. 2 in the country, of a fifth straight state title.
Roy Colsey’s shirt had not even dried from his water-bucket shower yesterday when one lacrosse website posed a question: Is “stall ball” the right way to win a championship?
NORWALK — As a reporter approached Roy Colsey prior to today’s Class L championship game, the Ridgefield boys lacrosse coach offered a hello, a handshake and a little bit of breaking news.
Ridgefield rallied for a 5-0 deficit late in the third quarter to score six straight goals and defeat Glastonbury 6-5 in the Class L semifinals.
Logan McGovern broke a tie with 2:31 remaining and goaltender Sean Collins made a spectacular save in the final minutes to help lift the Darien boys lacrosse team to an 8-7 win over New Canaan in the Class L semifinals.
FAIRFIELD — Pushed to the brink for the second time in 12 days in the postseason by its biggest rival, the Darien boys lacrosse team found another way to keep its magnificent win streak alive.
For the 76th straight time.
Greenwich boys lacrosse coach Bobby Lutz had a simple request two months ago when asked for preview information on his team: play down Leo Johnson, his highly touted freshman attack.
Logan McGovern finished with three goals and four assists and Sean Collins made four saves down the stretch, including one at the final whistle to help lead Darien to a 13-12 win over New Canaan for the FCIAC championship.