2019 Winter Championship Headquarters

One of the biggest weekends of CIAC competition is coming up 13 championship games taking place over the next five days. To help get everyone ready for the big weekend of action here are some handy links and tournament histories for all of the championship match-ups. Fans can buy tickets to the finals online here to save time before heading to the venue. All thirteen finals will be streamed live on the NFHS Network.

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LL#2 New London vs. #1 Norwalk
Championship History:
New London: 4th appearance, 2-1 overall. 2017 def. Trumbull; 2016 lost to Capital Prep; 2014 def. Morgan.
Norwalk: 6th appearance, 2-3 overall. 2000 def. Norwich Free Academy; 1999 lost to Norwich Free Academy; 1983 lost to Bristol Eastern; 1981 def. Wethersfield; 1979 lost to Conard.

L#19 Daniel hand vs. #4 Hillhouse
Championship History:
Daniel Hand: 3rd appearance, 2-0 overall. 2017 def. Holy Cross; 1989 def. Killingly.
Hillhouse: 12th appearance, 9-2 overall. 2011 def. E.O. Smith; 2010 def. Wethersfield; 2009 def. Fairfield Warde; 2005 def. Waterford; 2004 def. Pomperaug; 2003 lost to Guilford; 2000 def. Seymour; 1998 def. Killingly; 1982 def. Lyman Hall; 1981 def. Bassick; 1980 lost to Wilbur Cross.

M#13 Sheehan vs. #2 Cromwell
Championship History:
Sheehan: 3rd appearance, 1-1 overall: 2000 lost to Morgan; 1976 def. Ledyard.
Cromwell: 7th appearance, 2-4 overall. 2016 def. Notre Dame-Fairfield; 2015 lost to St. Joseph; 2013 def. Notre Dame-Fairfield; 2011 lost to Portland; 1990 lost to Wheeler; 1989 lost to Westbrook.

S#7 Trinity Catholic vs. #1 Canton
Championship History:
Trinity Catholic: 5th appearance, 3-1 overall. 2006 def. Kolbe Cathedral; 2004 lost to Kolbe Cathedral; 2003 def. East Granby; 2002 def. Wamogo.
Canton: 6th appearance, 2-3 overall. 2017 def. Thomaston; 2016 def. Thomaston; 2015 lost to Thomaston; 1999 lost to Valley Regional; 1982 lost to Westbrook.


I#6 Windsor vs. #1 East Catholic
Championship History:
Windsor: 7th appearance, 4-2 overall. 2014 def. Career Magnet; 2009 def. Crosby; 1999 def. Weaver 53-44; 1998 def. Norwalk; 1995 lost to Holy Cross; 1938 lost to Branford.
East Catholic: East Catholic: 13th appearance, 5-7 overall. 2016 def. Middletown; 2014 def. Weaver; 2007 lost to Hillhouse; 2006 lost to Hillhouse; 1992 lost to St. Joseph; 1972 def. Warren Harding; 1971 lost to South Windsor; 1970 lost to South Catholic; 1969 lost to Fairfield Prep; 1968 def. Fairfield Prep; 1965 def. Plainville; 1964 lost to Middletown.

II#6 New Britain vs. #1 Waterford
Championship History:
New Britain: 5th appearance, 2-2 overall. 2002 lost to Weaver; 1950 def. Bridgeport Central; 1949 def. East Hartford; 1944 lost to Torrington.
Waterford: 4th appearance, 2-1 overall. 2018 def. Avon; 2012 def. Watertown; 2007 lost to Weston.

III#9 Amistad vs. #1 Farmington
Championship History:
Amistad: 1st appearance.
Farmington: 3rd appearance, 0-2 overall. 1939 lost to Ellsworth; 1937 lost to Staples.

IV#4 New Canaan vs. #3 Granby Memorial
Championship History:
New Canaan: 10th appearance, 7-2 overall. 1989 lost to Danbury; 1980 lost to Wilbur Cross; 1962 def. Plainville; 1958 def. Woodbury; 1957 def. Windsor Locks; 1956 def. Putnam; 1934 def. Salisbury; 1933 def. Thomaston; 1932 def. Tourtellotte.
Granby Memorial: 2nd appearance, 1-0. 2013 def. Weaver (2OT).

V#3 Old Lyme vs. #1 Innovation
Championship History:
Old Lyme: 1st appearance
Innovation: 1st appearance


I#6 Notre Dame-West Haven vs. #5 Fairfield Prep
Championship History:
Notre Dame-West Haven:17th appearance, 7-9 overall. 2012 def. Glastonbury; 2005 lost to Fairfield Prep; 2004 lost to Fairfield Prep; 2002 def. New Canaan; 2001 lost to Fairfield Prep; 1997 def. Simsbury; 1994 lost to West Haven; 1993 def. Trinity Catholic; 1989 lost to Hamden; 1988 lost to West Haven; 1987 def. Darien; 1986 lost to Hamden; 1985 def. Darien; 1983 lost to Enfield; 1982 def. New Canaan; 1978 lost to Stamford.
Fairfield Prep: 22nd appearance, 17-4 overall. 2018 def. Greenwich; 2016 lost to Darien; 2014 def. Darien; 2013 def. Notre Dame; 2011 def. St. Joseph; 2010 lost to Hamden; 2008 def. Notre Dame-Fairfield; 2007 def. Notre Dame-Fairfield; 2005 def. Notre Dame-West Haven; 2004 def. Notre Dame-West Haven; 2001 def. Notre Dame-West Haven; 2000 def. Greenwich; 1996 def. New Canaan; 1995 def. New Canaan; 1992 lost to Greenwich; 1991 def. Hamden; 1981 def. Hamden; 1980 def. Amity; 1979 def. Cheshire; 1978 lost to Cheshire; 1977 def. Cheshire.

II#6 Glastonbury vs. #4 Branford
Championship History:
Glastonbury: 5th appearance, 2-2 overall. 2012 lost to Notre Dame-West Haven; 2009 lost to Hamden; 2003 def. Shepaug Valley; 1999 def. Cheshire.
Branford: 3rd appearance, 1-1 overall. 2012 lost to Trumbull; 1988 def. Shepaug Valley.

M#4 Sheehan vs. #2 Lyman Hall/Haddam-Killingworth/Coginchaug
Championship History:
Sheehan: 1st appearance.
Lyman Hall/Haddam-Killingworth/Coginchaug: 1st appearance.

BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING/gn_heading] livestream2infosheet2Championship History (Total State Open Titles):
Greenwich: 34
Fairfield Prep: 2
Pomperaug: 2
Hamden: 1
Staples: 1
Darien: 1
Cheshire: 1
Ridgefield: 1
Wilton: 1
Notre Dame-West Haven: 1
New Canaan: 1

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