Sports in brief
Published 4:22 pm, Thursday, March 6, 2014
Registration has begun for the spring lacrosse season at Wakeman Boys and Girls Club Southport Clubhouse. The Wakeman in-house lacrosse program is a fit for all players, beginners through advanced.
for 48th season
Fairfield Giants Youth Football League registration will open March 15th for its fall 2014 tackle football (ages 7-15), NFL flag football (ages 5-10) and cheerleading (ages 7-15) programs. Fairfield Junior Football is a member of Southern Connecticut Pop Warner and is an age/weight-matrix based program. This matrix allows for players to play with participants their own size.
7 PAL wrestlers
reach New Englands
On March 2, the Fairfield PAL wrestling team placed nine athletes in the Youth State Wrestling Championships at Hillhouse High School in New Haven.
At the Novice level (athletes born in 2002-03), Will Ebert placed second at the 80-pound weight class, Cole Shaughnessy placed fourth at 75 pounds, as did Tristen Breheny at 120 pounds, Griffin Gallati placed fifth at 112, and John Summers finished sixth at 95 pounds.
Steele, Zachery, Ebert, Zuckerman, Shaughnessy, Breheny, and Gallati qualified for the New England Youth Wrestling Championships in North Andover, Mass., on March 16.