Girls Soccer

Video: Class LL Girls Soccer Final: Ridgefield 2, Staples 1

Claire Middlebrook scored twice in the second half to lead the Ridgefield girls soccer team to a 2-1 win over Staples today in the Class LL final. It was the first state title for the Tigers, who were runners-up the past two years and 0-3 overall in the championship game.

Commentary: Emphasis Is Program Over Team For Ridgefield Girls Soccer

Is it possible for a team to reach a third straight state final and consider it the completion of a transitional phase? That would appear to be the case with the Ridgefield girls soccer program. Emphasis on program over team, as we will get to in a moment.

Video: FCIAC Girls Soccer Final: St. Joseph 1, Staples 0

Maddie Fried scored in the 39th minute and Veronica O’Rourke punched an attempted game-tying shot over the crossbar in the final seconds to lift the St. Joseph girls soccer team to a 1-0 win over Staples last night for the FCIAC title.