It’s a best of three.

But right now, things look pretty promising for Chaminade.

The Flyers won 11-8 at St. A’s yesterday, staying in control after jumping out to a 4-0 lead. Coupled with a 6-5 win at Chaminade earlier in the season, and the Flyers have swept the regular-season series against the Friars for an unprecedented second year in a row.

Round 3, for the CHSAA Class AAA title is set for May 24.

St. Anthony’s, meanwhile, will look to avoid its first three-game losing streak since 2006 when it hosts Yorktown on Saturday.

St. A’s last lost two in a row in 2009 (vs. Chaminade, 9-6, and Yorktown, 14-10). The Friars last lost three straight in 2006 when they started the season 1-4, losing to Chaminade, Delbarton, Boys Latin and Georgetown Prep after starting the season with a win over Kellenberg.

Saturday’s Yorktown clash should be interesting.

So too was Suffern’s 6-5 upset win over two-time Section 1 Class A finalist Lakeland/Panas.

Is the Class A race more open than most had thought?

Stay tuned.

Meanwhile, the same can be said in the FCIAC.

At the outset of the season, Darien was the favorite, with New Canaan regarded as the main challenger. But since then Ridgefield emerged as the main title contender.

Or so it seemed.

Yesterday, New Canaan beat Ridgefield 10-5 for its eight straight win since suffering their last loss – 13-3 to Darien April 17.

Kennedy Catholic beats North Salem 13-5 to win the League 1-C title. That league includes JFK, North Salem, Haldane, Peekskill and Carmel.

The unsung hero for the Gaels may have been Rino Galente, who dominated in the faceoff X.

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Now, to today’s action.

Two of the very best teams in the Nutmeg State, Wilton and Fairfield Prep, play at Fairfield Prep at 3:30 p.m.

On Long Island, Comsewogue plays at defending state finalist Bayport-Blue Point at 4 p.m. Eastport/South Manor visits Mount Sinai at 5:30 p.m.

In Section 1, rivals Eastchester and Bronxville meet at Bronxville. Also at 4:30 p.m., White Plains hosts Pelham. In a 7:30 p.m. Rockland County clash, Nyack plays at Tappan Zee.

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28 Responses to “Friday, 5/11: Reviewing a monumental day/night of games; Two of Connecticut’s top teams — Wilton and Fairfield Prep — collide; Comsewogue faces BBP; Eastchester, Bronxville face off; Pelham visits White Plains”

  1. jlax says:

    If i have to read another post about kennedy im going to throw up. I get it, a growing program, kids are learning that great but enough already. You play Haldane, peekskill, carmel and north salem twice. Those are an automatic 8 wins in anyones season. Its great that a up and coming program is having a great year but talk when you play real teams. Town,who is clearly at another level. Somers, jay, mahopac, LP, Brewster, Arlington are all having great years. Big upsets by teams like fox this week and suffern last night, Brewster goes undefeated in their league and you dont hear a thing from anyone. Those are real programs that do their talking on the feild and dont need every parent who thinks their son is an all american to jump on the blogs. I hope the Savs have enough respect for the game to schedule some actual teams next year. Thats how u grow a program,they should know that from their years at Jay. They didnt hide back then from LI and upstate teams and they shouldnt hide now. If they are having this much success at this level then next year shedule some teams like greely, Byram, arlington to see how you can compete w/ teams that can play.

    • justlaxin says:

      Amen

    • hmmmm says:

      Kennedy plays Wappinger next…Wappingers loss to arlington yesterday 7-4 and Brewster 5-1. Should be a test for Kennedy

      • Justlaxin says:

        Wappingers is not good. That’s the point.

      • mrNorth says:

        Arlington beat Wappingers 9-4 and had arguably their worst game other then the yorktown game….they outshout Wappingers 2-1 and out groundballed them by 15..it was an ugly game but a win is a win….the game was never in doubt and arlington was clearly a couple levels above their neighbor…..on a side note they crushed kennedy the last 2 years so not sure of they will play anytime soon. 2 big games against suffern and pelham coming up. Speaking of schedules wappingers is on par with kennedy’s.

    • Relax says:

      I’m reminded of that post Fr last yr by one of the Savs. To paraphrase: we are trying to build something here & will not take any negativity. Now they can understand why people are negative I guess

      • P&G says:

        That was a reply to my post – questioning their schedule. Nice to see I was not alone in my thoughts. Best of luck to them – will start to pay attention when they beat someone of note.

    • Old Rugger says:

      This blog is for everyone, cool on the negativity moriority (Jlax). As the KC program grows they will schedule more competitive games. Rome wasn’t built in a day. This blog not just for JJ Town and Pac fans there are plenty of other programs out there all at various levels.

  2. Blue White says:

    Galling me to write it, but with Prep clicking and Wilton in neutral it could be an 11-5 kind of afternoon for the boys in blue.

  3. Relax says:

    2-0 Bville after 1 it’s been all Bville. They’re missing the goal on lots of shots or the goalie makes the save. They scored w/ 40secs left on a shot that hit the pipe & bounced in off the goalie’s back. Felt bad for him, because he’s playing well. Predict the E-Chester D & goalie will get shell shock 3-0 1:49 of the 2nd

  4. Relax says:

    5-1 3:16 2nd Warble.

  5. Relax says:

    6-1 5:24 7-1 5:48 7-2 5:56 #8′s 2nd for Echester. Emo for Echester they cash it 7-3 7:19. Warble at 8:05 8-3. J GRAS at 8:32 9-3 no goals last 3:28 9-3 half bville

  6. Relax says:

    Wilton/Prep score?

  7. LaxLessons.com says:

    Final: Wilton picks up a big 13-6 win over Fairfield Prep.

    • Relax says:

      Tks Way to Go Warriors!!!

    • LaxLessons.com says:

      Wilton outscored the Jesuits 3-0 in the second quarter to extend a 4-2 first-quarter lead to 7-2 at the half. The Warriors outscored FP 5-2 in the fourth after leading 8-4 following three periods of play.

  8. Relax says:

    10-3 warble :55 2nd 11-3 2:09 12-3 5:12 H GRAS emo bville 9:01 H GRAS makes it 13-3 at 9:32 13-4 #8 has 3 at least for Echester. Only real offensive threat. Decent player. 14-4 45secs left in 3rd 15-4 7secs left. 15-4 after 3 Echester’s goalie has alot of saves. This could be much worse

  9. Relax says:

    15-5 2:10 15-6 2:22 #22 & #8 again 15-7 4:45 #8 to #22 16-7 5:45 16-8 5:54 #8 16-9 6:08 #8 to #22 Echester making it closer with scores on bville’s reserves. 16-10 7:40 missed it but I’m sure it was #8 or #22. Emo Echester 9:30 #8 Tom Cirillo can play. #22 Rob Lalli is a sophmore. 16-10 final. Good practice for the ville.

  10. Observer Lax says:

    Got it. So if JFK loses to Wappingers — or Heaven forbid, loses decisively — the Kennedy Catholic Hype/PR machine will be permanently silenced! I would have to say there are a lot of people pulling for Wappingers tomorrow.

    • Relax says:

      Last yr it took to croton ending Kennedy’s season in the playoffs. I gave heat to bville last yr for not playing anyone. This yr they got LP, PAC & somers on the schedule & are rolling again in C. If any C team deserves MSG-V articles & HoopLa it’s the ville. I went to the croton game last yr. Kennedy looked like athletes playing lax with a hockey goalie in nets. Skill level wasn’t there. Just sayin…

  11. Soltren says:

    All “hype” aside, congratulations to the kids at Kennedy Catholic. Having taught and coached those kids through tough seasons, I’m happy and proud of them for their work and effort. Good luck in the Sectionals!

    -Mr. Soltren

  12. lax4life says:

    Don’t really understand all the “lack of love” for JFK?? These boys are out there playing the game like everyone else!! And having a successful season… why all the hating? Every program started somewhere- and it isn’t playing all the top teams and getting killed every game!! Give them a chance, they will have a tougher schedule next year and will hopefully keep proving themselves!! Congrats on the great season boys!!

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