Wrestling: Trumbull’s Castaldo, Matthew Ryan answer challenge

Trumbull High’s dual match with visiting Newtown was trending in the home team’s favor when the Eagles’ David Castaldo took the mat for his 132-pound bout with the Nighthawks’ Nik Accousti on Friday. Castaldo reversed his 5-4 loss from last year’s Class LL consolation final with a pin 28 seconds into the second overtime period, and Trumbull went on to … read more

Girls basketball: St. Joseph falls to Newtown High

Basketball

Kaitlin Capobianco scored 14 points for St. Joseph in its 70-50 loss to Newtown High in the second game of the Sandy Hook Tip Off Tournament on Wednesday. Kathryn Zito had six assists and four steals, while Capobianco added seven rounds and five steals for coach Chris Lindwall’s Cadets (0-2). Nicki DaPra scored 15 points to lead Newtown (2-0). Newtown … read more

Babe Ruth: Johnny Bova’s walk-off hit gives Trumbull state title

Trumbull Babe Ruth’s Johnny Bova, who was robbed of a go-ahead hit in the fifth inning, came through in the clutch in the bottom of the seventh inning. Bova plated the winning run with a two-strike single to center field, as Trumbull walked off with a 2-1 triumph over Newtown in Thursday night’s 14-year-old state championship game at Unity Park. … read more

Babe Ruth: Unbeaten Trumbull All-Stars win War At The Shore title

Trumbull Babe Ruth All Stars defeated Newtown Babe Ruth All Stars, 10-2, to win the War At The Shore Independence Day Tournament in East Lyme. Trumbull entered the playoffs as the top seed in the 14-team tournament. In pool play, Trumbull defeated TCB Outlaws 10-0 and CT Hurricanes 16-0 to enter the playoffs 2-0. As the No. 1 seed, Trumbull … read more