Girls basketball: Trumbull Eagles lose to Mercy in semis

Mercy High of Middletown used an outstanding job shooting the basketball to defeat Trumbull High, 62-46, in the CIAC Class LL girls basketball semifinals in Branford on Friday night. Coach Tim Koh’s second-seeded Tigers (26-1) will play No. 5 Hall High (21-3) from West Hartford for the title next weekend at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Hall topped eighth-seeded Enfield High, … read more

Trumbull holds off Stamford, will face Wilton for FCIAC girls basketball title

The top two seeds, No. 1 Trumbull and No. 2 Wilton, scored semifinal victories on Tuesday and will clash for the FCIAC girls basketball championship at 7 p.m., Thursday, at Fairfield-Ludlowe High School. The Wilton Warriors edged the Warde Mustangs, 43-42, on a late bucket by Clair Gulbin in the early semifinal, while the Trumbull Eagles held off a rally … read more

Trumbull girls basketball tops Darien, advances to FCIAC semis

As defending FCIAC champions and owners of the No. 1 seed, the Trumbull Eagles could easily have been caught looking past an opening-round game against the No. 8 Darien Blue Wave. Instead, the Eagles approached the game with “respect.” “I’m really proud of our girls because they really respected that eight seed,” Trumbull head coach Steve Tobitsch said. “That’s not … read more

Girls basketball: Unbeaten Trumbull defeats New Canaan

Trumbull High defeated visiting New Canaan, 51-23, in an FCIAC girls basketball game on Friday. Coach Steve Tobitsch’s Eagles improved to 12-0 overall and 9-0 in the FCIAC. Brady Lynch scored nine points and had nine rebounds for Trumbull, which took a 19-3 lead after one period. Bella McCain scored nine points, Cassie Barbato seven, Kelly O’Leary six, Krystina Schueler … read more