Commentary: With Season On Line, Brackett and Wreckers Deliver

TRUMBULL — Her nickname, fittingly, is “Meelz On Wheelz.”

And with her high school volleyball career on the line Thursday night, Staples’ Amelia Brackett delivered.

She jumped a little higher, hit a little harder. And, when the ball on her final swing of the night could not be returned, Brackett and her teammates celebrated a little more joyously as the Wreckers finally solved their one nemesis of the season, defeating Greenwich, 3-1, in a hard-fought CIAC Class LL semifinal match, 25-22, 14-25, 25-20, 25-21, at Trumbull High School.


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If you put your money on Darien winning the FCIAC volleyball title over the last 20 years, you made a hefty profit. The Blue Wave has run the table every year, except for 2000. Last season, because no final was played because of Superstorm Sandy, Darien shared the championship with Fairfield Ludlowe.