For those of you familiar with this process, you know Linked Up Championships works. For our newbies, here’s a crash course. Are you looking for a story about any of the CIAC team champions that has been crowned during this season? Then Linked Up Spring Championship will have a story from the local media outlet for the winning team about the championship. It will be updated throughout the season, so bookmark the page, keep checking back, and then at the end of the season for an all encompassing look at the championship stories of a busy season.
- From the Hartford Courant: After a rally and another wild finish it was Southington again earning the Class LL title.
- From GameTimeCT: Lots of important contributions added up to East Haven capturing the Class L state crown.
- From the Waterbury Republican-American: Oxford’s Class M championship game win didn’t follow the script.
- From the Waterbury Republican-American: A dominant pitching performance contributed to a Class S title for Holy Cross.
- From the Stamford Advocate: Darien needed, and then got, one final defensive stop to clinch its Class L victory.
- From the RudenReport.com: It was an accomplishment worth celebrating when New Canaan triumphed in Class M.
- From the Connecticut Post: It was a game that upended some historical trends with St. Joseph rolling in the Class S final.
- From the Danbury News-Times: Ridgefield was not going to be denied a second-straight Class L volleyball title.
- From the Hartford Courant: Experience won out as Newington collected a third Class M Championship in four years.
- From the Darien Times: Darien showed its mettle by rallying to capture another Class L championship.
- From the Stamford Advocate: Winning the Class M state title was the ending New Canaan’s nine seniors hoped to write.
- From the Hartford Courant: It took overtime, but Granby Memorial reached its goal of a Class S title.
- From GameTimeCT: Amity kept doing things in threes, including winning a third-straight LL title.
- From GameTimeCT: It was a spectacular run and a spectacular ending as North Haven held on for the Class L Championship.
- From the Meriden Record-Journal: Burgeoning confidence carried Sheehan to the Class M crown.
- From the Hartford Courant: It was an unlikely run to the Class S title for Northwest Catholic.
Boys Outdoor Track & Field:
- From the Hartford Courant: Toughness and outstanding seniors helped Windsor earn the State Open title.
- From The Connecticut Post: It wasn’t decided until the last lap of the lap race but Ridgefield rallied for a narrow win in the Class LL Championship.
- From the Hartford Courant: The break in competition did not deter Windsor from running home with the Class L Championship.
- From GameTimeCT: Hillhouse continued its recent roll with a championship at the Class MM meet.
- From the Norwalk Hour: A dominating performance in the 400 carried Weston to a Class M title.
- From the Hartford Courant: Bloomfield made history with its Class S championship victory.
- From the Darien Times: Darien battled through the pressure to come away with a Class L Championship.
- From GameTimeCT: Dominance in the regular season carried over into tournament dominance as Lauralton Hall earned the Class M state title.
- From the Hartford Courant: A freshman came up huge in a big moment and Northwest Catholic prevailed in the Class S Tournament.
- From the Darien Times: Sophomore Kateri Martin matched a school record with her second-straight State Open singles title.
- From GameTimeCT: A huge run turned the tide and carried an Amity duo to the State Open doubles crown.
Girls Outdoor Track & Field:
- From the Hartford Courant: A State Open victory completed a historic triple for the Tolland girls team.
- From the Norwalk Hour: Some unheralded performers helped Staples repeat as the Class LL champions.
- From GameTimeCT: Mercy waited two extra days to make history with the program’s first championship at the Class L meet.
- From the Hartford Courant: It was team performances as much as individual results that carried Windsor to the Class MM title.
- From the Hartford Courant: Tolland took another step towards an unprecedented year of titles with its Class M Championship.
- From the Hartford Courant: Bloomfield’s domination of Class S continued with another state crown.
Boys & Girls Golf:
- From the Hartford Courant: A group of seniors went out on top with Berlin claiming the Girls Championship.
- From the Ridgefield Press: Ridgefield shook off disappointment and claimed the prize of the Division I Championship.
- From the New Canaan Advertiser: New Canaan made it two championships in six days with its Division II title.
- From the Hartford Courant: A series of milestones ended with another as East Catholic completed an unbeaten season with a Division III Championship.
- From GameTimeCT: Remembering the down periods made Morgan’s third-straight Division IV Championship that much sweeter.
- From GameTimeCT: It came down to the final match between two standout players before Amity came away with the Class LL Championship.
- From the New Canaan Advertiser: Dramatic come-from-behind wins highlighted New Canaan’s run to the Class L state title.
- From the Weston Forum: A move to a new classification did not deter the Weston boys tennis team from the Class M Tournament victory.
- From CIACsports.com: A doubles title helped East Catholic earn the Class S Championship.
- From GameTimeCT: It was a very fast encore performance at the State Open singles finals for Amity’s Jason Seidman as he earned the title.
- From the Norwalk Hour: It took three tough sets, but the Staples pairing of Josh Moskovitz and Max Zimmerman prevailed as State Open doubles champions.