Ellington/Somers to play at St. Joseph in states

No. 2 St. Joseph High will play No. 3 Ellington/Somers in the Class M Small Division state football semifinals on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. at Trumbull High's McDougall Stadium.

Coach Joe Della Vecchia's Cadets won the Class M title a year ago. St. Joseph is 9-2 this season.

Ellington/Somers is 9-2. Its losses came to Class S foes in playoff-bound Canton High (10-1) and Morgan School of Clinton (8-3).

No. 1 Ledyard (11-0) plays No. 4 Wolcott (9-2) in the other semifinal.

The sites and times for the 2014 CIAC Football Championships has been determined. The eight football champions will be crowned at three separate sites Friday, Dec. 12 and Saturday, Dec. 13.

Veteran’s Stadium at Willowbrook Park in New Britain will host four championship games with one game Friday, De. 12, and three games Dec. 13. Arute Field at Central Connecticut State University and Ken Strong Stadium at West Haven High School will each host two championship games on Saturday, Dec. 13. The Friday night game at Veteran’s Stadium will take place at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday’s tripleheader games will run at 10 a.m. 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. The doubleheader games at Arute Field and Strong Stadium are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

The determination of which championship game will be held at which site and time will take place following the completion of the semifinals, which will be held at the sites of the higher seeds on Dec. 6.