Boys basketball: St. Joseph falls to New Canaan in semifinals

FAIRFIELD — St. Joseph’s style of play was perfect for three-plus quarters when the 16th-seeded Cadets trailed No. 4 New Canaan by one point after three quarters of their Division IV state semifinal game at Fairfield Warde on Tuesday night. Coach Kevin Wielk’s club showed the hard-nosed defense and fearless play inside that had made this a turnaround season. Then Alexander Gibbens, … read more

Girls basketball: Trumbull High advances in Class LL

Trumbull High opened Class LL state tournament play with a 62-37 victory over New Canaan on Tuesday night.  Coach Steve Tobitsch’s third-seeded Eagles improved to 19-3 overall. They will host No. 19 Stamford High (13-8) in the second round in Friday at 7.  “We had a balanced team effort and contributions from all 13 girls who played in the game,” Tobitsch said.  Allie Palmieri made four 3-pointers … read more

Girls basketball: St. Joseph defeats New Canaan, 39-33

St. Joseph defeated New Canaan, 39-33, in Trumbull on Wednesday. Coach Chris Lindwall’s Cadets completed the regular season with a 10-10 record. Emma Elrod had 13 points, 12 rebounds, six blocks and four steals. Dennaye Hinds had seven points, six rebounds and two blocks. Ronnie Lubas had six points, four assists and four steals. Kate Rudini had four assists and … read more