FAIRFIELD CITIZEN ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

MARCH 27

NAME: Rich Kelly

SCHOOL: Fairfield Prep

GRADE: Junior

SPORT: Basketball

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Helped the Jesuits capture the Class LL championship, defeating Westhill 51-50. Kelly scored 12 points in the title game, including hitting a 3-point shot with 3:55 to play that snapped at 46-46 tie and also made two free throws with 41 seconds left to give Prep a 51-48 lead. In the Jesuits' four CIAC wins, Kelly averaged 16.3 points.

NAME: C.J. Davidson

SCHOOL: Notre Dame-Fairfield

SPORT: Basketball

GRADE: Senior

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Led the Lancers into the Class M finals, losing to Weaver 73-59. Scored 14 points against the Beavers, his fifth straight double figure game in the CIAC tournament. Davidson averaged 19.2 points as ND defeated Windham Tech, Plainfield, Gramby Memorial and Bacon Academy to reach the CIAC finals for the first time since 1980. Notre Dame finished with a 21-7 record.

Coaches who wish to nominate an athlete for Athlete of the Week can call Fairfield Citizen sports writer Chris Elsberry by 5 p.m. Tuesday at 203-400-4765 or email him at celsberry@ctpost.com