With yet another big FCIAC football game about to kick off at his place Saturday, New Canaan’s Lou Marinelli was acting more like a giddy fan than coach of the No. 3-ranked team in the state.
Friday night had just seen No. 2-ranked St. Joseph hang on to beat No. 4 Ridgefield, 17-14, and No. 5 Greenwich cool off Trumbull 44-12, setting a Halloween weekend of at least three hotly anticipated games between FCIAC rivals, all involving the top-five-ranked teams in the latest GameTimeCT New Haven Register Top 10 Football Poll.