Ridgefield boys swim team still unbeaten

Vidur Hareesh and the RHS boys swim team are off to a 4-0 start this season. — Scott Mullin photo

The Ridgefield High boys swim team remained undefeated with a 97-84 victory over the Norwalk/Brien McMahon combined team last Friday in Norwalk. The Tigers (4-0) opened a 97-52 lead before swimming exhibition (no points) in the final two events. Finishing first individually for Ridgefield were Luke Hruska in the 200 individual medley (2:04.90), Ethan Murray in the 50 freestyle (23.31), … read more

St. Pierre’s hot shooting helps Ridgefield top Greenwich

Senior guard James St. Pierre averaged 15 points and five rebounds per game last season. — Scott Mullin photo

When Chris Genaro hit a basket early in the third quarter, the Greenwich boys basketball team had an 11-point lead and looked to be in control of Monday night’s game against Ridgefield. Then James St. Pierre happened. Held to a quiet six points in the opening half, St. Pierre drilled five 3-pointers as part of his 17-point eruption in the … read more

Ridgefield ski teams sweep at season opener

For the Ridgefield High boys and girls ski teams, Wednesday’s season-opening meet could not have gone better. Both Ridgefield squads swept their head-to-head races and also finished first overall among all the teams competing at Mount Southington. The Ridgefield boys had a team time of 296.39 seconds to defeat Fairfield Prep (304.78), Weston (307.43), Brunswick/Greenwich Academy (318.02), Guilford (348.65), and … read more

St. Pierre, Ridgefield get past Ludlowe, 61-53

Senior guard James St. Pierre averaged 15 points and five rebounds per game last season. — Scott Mullin photo

For the first three quarters, the Ridgefield boys basketball tried to push the tempo in Thursday night’s home game against Fairfield Ludlowe. That strategy, however, had its drawbacks for the Tigers. “We weren’t as disciplined in our rotations as we wanted to be, and our attention to detail wasn’t great,” Ridgefield coach Andrew McClellan said. But clinging to a three-point … read more

Danbury rallies for 44-36 win over Ridgefield

Kelly Chittenden dribbles around the Danbury defense during Monday night's game. — Scott Mullin photo

In order to pick up its point production, the Danbury girls basketball team needed to slow down its offense. “For the first three quarters I kept telling our players that they couldn’t dribble through five people,” Danbury coach Jackie DiNardo said following her team’s 44-36 road win over Ridgefield on Monday night. “Once we started setting up our offense in … read more

Ridgefield scores two late goals, stuns Greenwich

Junior defenseman Chiara Signorelli is one of many returnees for the Ridgefield/Danbury girls hockey team. — Scott Mullin photo

For those who follow Connecticut girls hockey, it was a final score that caused triple-takes. Ridgefield 2, Greenwich 1. That, however, was the correct outcome of Saturday night’s late game at the Winter Garden in Ridgefield. Greenwich took a 1-0 lead with under six minutes to play, but Ridgefield scored two goals in the final 121 seconds to stun the … read more

Agoev leads Ridgefield sweep at Amity duals

Lazar Agoev (top) won all four of his matches for Ridgefield in dual meets on Saturday at Amity High School. — Andy Hutchison photo

The Ridgefield High wrestling team went four-for-four on Saturday. Competing in dual meets at Amity High School, Ridgefield defeated all four of its opponents. The Tigers defeated Maloney (48-27), Morgan (62-18), New Haven (66-18), and Amity (36-31). Ridgefield’s most dominating wrestler was senior Lazar Agoev, who went 4-0 with four pins at 160 pounds. Agoev pinned all of his opponents … read more

Ridgefield girls hockey team routs Amity

Kate Zangre (left) and the Ridgefield High girls hockey team enter 2019 with a 3-3-1 record. — Scott Mullin photo

Scoring the first seven goals, the Ridgefield High girls hockey team routed Amity/North Haven/Cheshire, 8-2, last Friday night at the Winter Garden. The victory ended a two-game losing streak for the Tigers, who evened their record at 3-3-1. Natalie Preveza, Julia Zangre, and Emily Stefanelli had two goals apiece for Ridgefield, which led 3-0 at the close of the first … read more

Ridgefield rallies to beat Bunnell in holiday tourney

Chris Knachel drives to the basket during Monday's win over Westhill. - Scott Mullin photo

When Maximus Edwards sank two free throws with just over five minutes to play, the Bunnell boys basketball team had a 10-point lead and looked headed to a win over Ridgefield in Wednesday night’s opening round of the Bunnell Holiday Hardwood Tournament in Stratford. But trailing 46-36, Ridgefield switched its defense to a nearly full-court press that began producing turnovers. … read more

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