Two Greenwich High varsity teams start play in FCIAC tourney today

Today marks the start of the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference tournament for a bunch of varsity programs and Greenwich High School will have two teams looking to grab conference gold.

The Greenwich field hockey team finished the regular season with a record of 11-2-0-0 and netted the N0. 3 seed in the FCIAC tournament. The Lady Cardinals will start FCIAC play at home this afternoon, as Fairfield Warde High School, seeded sixth in the tournament will travel to Cardinal Stadium for a game that will get underway at 3:30 p.m.

Overall, Darien High School netted the top seed in the FCIAC field hockey tournament, comprising a record of 13-0-0 on the season. They will battle No. 8 seeded Westhill High School, who has a record of 5-7-1-0 on the season, also on Friday at 3:30 p.m..

The rest of the FCIAC quarterfinals will be played on Saturday. Leading the way in those games will be second-seeded Wilton High School. Posting a record of 12-1-0-0, the Warriors will host No. 7 seeded Fairfield Ludlowe High School at 3:30 p.m. The other opening round game, scheduled for 4 p.m., has No. 4 seed New Canaan High School (10-2-0-1) hosting fifth-seeded Ridgefield High School (8-5-0-0) at Dunning Field.

The winner of the opening round games will advance to the FCIAC semifinals, which will be hosted by Brien McMahon High School. The FCIAC championship game will be hosted at Brien McMahon High School Friday night at 7 p.m.

The top seed in the conference tournament is Darien High School, who finished the season with a perfect 13-0-0 record.

Speaking of going undefeated in conference play, the Greenwich High School boys soccer team finished its FCIAC regular season schedule with a 14-0-2 mark and earned the top seed in the conference tournament.

The Cardinals will start its tournament run at 5:30 p.m. today when they host No. 8 seed Norwalk High School at Cardinal Stadium. The Bears, last year’s co-FCIAC champion, finished this year’s regular season with a 7-6-3 record.

Ridgefield earned the second seed in the tournament with a 12-1-3 record, and will battle No. 7 seed Fairfield Warde High School (9-4-3), while Fairfield Ludlowe High School (12-3-1) is the third seed and will host No. 6 seed Stamford High School (9-4-3).

Staples High School is the last team in the tournament hosting a game in the quarters, as the Wreckers (10-4-2) host No. 5 seed Wilton (9-4-3).

The winners of the FCIAC boys soccer opening round games will advance to the semis, which will be held Monday at 5 and 7 p.m. at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. The championship game will be played Wednesday night at Norwalk High’s Sam Testa Field. Game time is slated for 7 p.m.

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