Softball: St. Joe’s advances to FCIAC final with win over Stamford

FAIRFIELD — St. Joseph took advantage of an added opportunity in the first inning, and then saw its infield play lights out defense on its way to a 6-1 win over Stamford in the FCIAC semifinals at Sacred Heart University’s Pioneer Field on Monday. Coach Jeff Babineau’s top-seeded Cadets are 21-0 on the season. They will play No. 2 Trumbull … read more

Baseball: St. Joe’s Aaron Kirby slugs walk-off homer in win over Trumbull

TRUMBULL — Aaron Kirby delivered a two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh to power St. Joseph to an 11-10 walk-off win over town rivals Trumbull in the FCIAC baseball quarterfinals on Saturday. “That’s definitely the biggest hit of my life,” Kirby said. “I was looking for something in my zone. My mindset was to not try … read more

Softball: Trumbull’s Emily Gell, Alexa Adinolfi key quarterfinal win

TRUMBULL — Emily Gell provided the pitching, Alexa Adinolfi supplied the power and everyone in the field chipped in defensively for Trumbull, which began the FCIAC tournament Saturday like a team on a mission. Gell scattered seven hits, Adinolfi paced a 13-hit attack with a three-run homer and the Eagles made all the plays in the field on their way … read more

Softball: St. Joseph defeats Danbury in FCIAC quarterfinals

TRUMBULL — Paige Hunter hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the first inning to propel No. 1 seeded St. Joseph to a 6-0 victory over No. 8 seed Danbury in an FCIAC quarterfinal matchup on Saturday. Coach Jeff Babineau’s Cadets (21-0) plays No. 4 Stamford in the semifinals on Monday at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart University’s Pioneer Field. Alyssa Noce hit a solo homer. Maddie Fitzgerald had two hits. Payton Dorion … read more