Senior midfielder Bob Ciotti and St. Joseph’s-Trumbull, a Class S state finalist, visit defending FCIAC champion Greenwich today.
Before we get to today, a quick word about last night.
Ridgefield, coached by arguably the best player in Yorktown High School history, Roy Colsey, picked up a 14-8 win against the Huskers.
It was a huge win for the Tigers on many fronts.
For starters, it shows they have the right stuff to contend for the FCIAC title.
After all, FCIAC favorite Darien beat Yorktown by a three-goal margin — compared to Ridgefield’s five goals.
Sure, that’s hardly scientific — or even overly accurate as a barometer.
But more than anything, the win should serve as a big confidence boost for a Ridgefield team that has made the FCIAC finals two of the last three years, winning it in 2009.
For Colsey’s reaction on beating his alma mater, and completing a “trifecta” against Section 1 teams this season (with wins over Somers and John Jay as well), click here.
Now, to today.
The traditional best-of-three series between CHSAA rivals Chaminade and St. Anthony’s continues with Round 2.
Chaminade won the “opener” by the somewhat surprisingly one-sided score of 10-5 just over a month ago on April 5.
Today, is the second game of what promises to be a three-game set. The game, originally scheduled for yesterday, is set for today at 5:45 p.m. at St. Anthony’s.
In Connecticut, FCIAC champion Greenwich hosts Class S state finalist St. Joseph’s-Trumbull.
It’s a busy day in Rockland, with several key games, including Nanuet-TZ, Nyack-Pearl River and Clarkstown North-North Rockland.
Before we get to today’s slate, here’s another one of our popular quick programming notes.
In case you missed yesterday’s segment on MSG Varsity’s “High School SportsDesk,” you can check it out by clicking here. As always, we traversed the tristate. Among the topics: Manhasset’s 3-2 win over Chaminade; Ty’s the Guy for Yorktown; Can Greenwich Pull a Repeat Feat in the FCIAC?; John Jay-Somers preview; and our “Under the Radar” Player of the Week. I
Now, here’s what’s on tap for today:
Babylon at Huntington, 4 p.m.
Middletown vs. Monroe Woodbury at Torne Valley, 4 p.m.
Nanuet at Tappan Zee, 4:15 p.m.
Nyack vs. Pearl River at Torne Valley, 4:15 p.m.
Clarkstown North at North Rockland, 4:15 p.m.
Islip at Shoreham-Wading River, 4:30 p.m.
Kingston at Newburgh Free Academy, 4:30 p.m.
Warwick at Minisink Valley, 4:30 p.m.
Valley Central at FDR Hyde Park, 4:30 p.m.
Millbrook at Wallkill, 4:30 p.m.
Highland at New Paltz, 4:30 p.m.
Saugerties at Burke Catholic, 4:30 p.m.
Hicksville at Farmingdale, 4:30 p.m.
Eastchester at Bronxville, 4:30 p.m.
Pelham at Mamaroneck, 4:30 p.m.
New Rochelle at Hastings, 4:30 p.m.
Kent at Salisbury, 4:30 p.m.
Brunswick at Avon Old Farms, 4:30 p.m.
Ardsley at Edgemont, 4:30 p.m.
Saunders at Dobbs Ferry, 4:30 p.m.
Trinity-Pawling at Choate, 4:30 p.m.
Westhampton at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
Kings Park at Sayville, 4:30 p.m.
Miller Place at Eastport/South Manor, 4:30 p.m.
Port Washington at Massapequa, 4:45 p.m.
Rye at Horace Greeley, 4:45 p.m.
Mount Sinai at Bayport-Blue Point, 5 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Trumbull at Greenwich, 5 p.m.
Red Hook at O’Neill, 5 p.m.
Harrison at Irvington, 5 p.m.
Suffern at Clarkstown South, 5:15 p.m.
Newtown at Staples, 5:30 p.m.
Chaminade at St. Anthony’s, 5:45 p.m.
Southampton at Rocky Point, 6 p.m.
Fairfield Prep at Branford, 7 p.m.
Elwood-John Glenn at Comsewogue, 7 p.m.
Syosset at Long Beach at Long Beach Middle School, 7 p.m.
Bellport at Hauppauge, 7:30 p.m.
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