2018-19 CIAC Championship NFHS Network Top Moment Vote

2018-19 CIAC Championship NFHS Network Top Moment Vote

The 2018-19 school year and CIAC Championships came to a close but we aren’t quite ready to let it go. Instead, we want the fans to weigh in on the best moment from a year of CIAC Championships. The NFHS Network streamed 50 of those events live, giving us many opportunities to choose fantastic moments to highlight. Given all those great options, we have selected 17 standouts (one from each sport covered). Now the ball is in your court to choose your favorite. So vote in the poll below (order randomly assigned) to select the best moment from the year each of which is featured below the poll. We will also be sharing the highlights on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube and incorporating those votes into the title. The voting will close on Friday, July 19 at noon and we will announce the top-5 in a daily countdown the following week.

Boys Lacrosse:

  • Sam Cragin delivers an unforgettable shot from distance to beat the halftime buzzer helping Darien to the Class L boys lacrosse championship.

Boys Soccer:

  • Plainville scores a picture-perfect goal for the only score late in the 2nd half to earn the program’s first state title.

Indoor Track & Field:

  • Danbury’s Lauren Moore holds off Kathryn Rodrigues in an exciting finish to the girls 1,600 final at the State Open.

Boys Volleyball:

  • A Matthew Epstein ace closes a thrilling five-set final and gives Staples a 3-2 Class L boys volleyball title.


  • Southington gets the final out to secure the Class LL championship, holding off a furious charge.

Girls Volleyball:

  • A big serve and play at the net seals a thrilling 5-set win for Joel Barlow in Class L for its first title.


  • Some trickery, a one-handed catch, a pinpoint throw, all in one play for Greenwich as the Cardinals completed an unbeaten season and earned the Class LL title.


  • Cooper Nodden from South Windsor rallies with a late pin for an exciting conclusion to the 170-lb championship at the Wrestling State Open.

Boys Swimming & Diving:

  • Westhill/Stamford’s Ben Feldman holds off strong challenges to capture his second win of the State Open in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Girls Lacrosse:

  • With St. Joseph rallying East Lyme gets two critical late saves from Maya Rose to help secure the Class M title for the Vikings.

Boys Basketball:

  • Bube Momah converts a circus 3-point play as part of a huge run to open the 3rd quarter propelling Farmington to the Division III title.

Girls Soccer:

  • Old Lyme’s Mya Johnson capped her highly-successful career with this late game-winner to give the Wildcats the title in Class S.

Girls Swimming & Diving:

  • Greenwich continues its State Open dominance, claiming the 400-freestyle relay to narrowly capture the title.

Girls Basketball:

  • In a thrilling finish, Naeva Rene converts with seconds remaining to send Norwalk to the Class LL basketball title.

Outdoor Track & Field:

  • An exciting three-runner dual in the boys 800 goes to Xavier’s Pierre Sylvain at the State Open.


  • Cadin Maynard delivered the key late hit to provide the only run in Waterford’s Class L baseball championship.

Ice Hockey:

    • David Engstrom caps the long rush with a sharp-shooting goal to open the scoring for Branford en route to the DII championship.

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