Ridgefield returns home, DeLuca shuts down Ludlowe

Playing at home for the first time since an ill-advised drying effort led to a fire that closed the field and made national news, the Ridgefield High baseball team relied on a trademark performance for a big win. Junior righthander Matt DeLuca scattered six hits as the Tigers edged previously unbeaten Fairfield Ludlowe, 2-1, on Wednesday afternoon at Governor Park. … read more

DeLuca’s one-hitter leads Ridgefield past Trumbull

Matt DeLuca throws a pitch during Ridgefield's 2-0 win over Trumbull. — Andy Hutchison photo

Seeking to bounce back from its first loss of the season, the Ridgefield High baseball team got exactly what it needed: Ace Matt DeLuca on the hill. DeLuca allowed only one hit in six and two-thirds sharp innings as the Tigers defeated Trumbull, 2-0, on Friday in Trumbull. Reliever Jack Bohrer got the last out after DeLuca exited because of … read more

Ridgefield rallies to beat Greenwich

Ridgefield imposed its will first during Wednesday’s matchup against FCIAC boys lacrosse rival Greenwich — scoring five of the game’s first six goals — before the momentum swiftly swung in the Cardinals’ favor. Then it was the Tigers’ turn to respond. Trailing by two goals after leading by four, Ridgefield finished strong, scoring the final five goals in a well-earned … read more

Even on road, with coaches on leave, Ridgefield shows Stamford why it’s No. 1

Ridgefield's Joey Pastore (14) is greeted by teammates at home plate following a solo home run in Wednesday's game against Stamford. — Matthew Brown / Hearst Connecticut Media

They will be taking the show on the road for the foreseeable future. However, a bus ride to Stamford did nothing to deter the Ridgefield High baseball team Wednesday. The Tigers showed exactly why they are currently the No. 1 ranked team in the latest GameTimeCT state baseball poll as they rolled to an efficient 6-3 triumph over Stamford High. … read more

Darien pulls away to beat Ridgefield, 14-6

James Isaacson looks to make a pass in Friday night's boys lacrosse game at Darien. — Matthew Brown / Hearst Connecticut Media

It would’ve been very easy for the Darien boys lacrosse team to let emotions get in the way during Friday night showdown against Ridgefield. This was, after all, a rematch of last year’s Class L final, in which Ridgefield’s 9-8 upset victory ended Darien’s remarkable 76-game winning streak. In the end, the emotions were in control, and so was Darien. … read more

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