FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- A number of familiar powerhouses from Fairfield County will hit the field on Saturday in state championship games.
Darien and Shelton will go head-to-head in the Class LL matchup. This is Darien’s first year in Class LL. The Blue Wave lost the past two Class L finals to archrival New Canaan. Shelton lost in last year’s Class LL final to Xavier.
In the Class L final, New Canaan will take on North Haven. It's New Canaan's third straight trip to the Class LL final in football and its ninth in the past 10 years.
In Class M, Brookfield takes on neighboring rival New Fairfield. Brookfield, the reigning Class M champions, will be making its third straight appearance in the final. The two rivals met in their season-opener, with Brookfield going away with the win and New Fairfield suffering its only defeat of the season.
Here is the schedule and match-ups for the championship games, with the seedings:
- Shelton (No. 1) vs. Darien (No. 2), game at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Willow Brook Park in New Britain
- North Haven (No. 1) vs. New Canaan (No. 6), game at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at West Haven High
- New Fairfield (No. 2) vs. Brookfield (No. 5), game at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at West Haven High
- Ansonia (No. 1) vs. Bloomfield (No. 2), game at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Willow Brook Park in New Britain