• Dillyn Patten,  FCIAC,  girls soccer,  High School Sports,  Jordan Paterson,  Kendall Patten,  Olivia Bognon,  Rich Hickson,  soccer,  sports,  Sports Lead

    New Canaan edged by Ridgefield, 1-0, in FCIAC girls soccer final

    New Canaan’s Olivia Bognon (13) defends as Ridgefield’s Tasha Riek works with the ball during the FCIAC girls soccer final Thursday at Warde High School. — Christian Abraham/Hearst Connecticut Media photo The New Canaan Rams weren’t really on anyone’s radar as a contender for the FCIAC girls soccer championship when the season began in September. Surprising everyone and getting to the final, however, doesn’t make coming up one goal short feel any better. After nearly 70 minutes of scoreless soccer, the Ridgefield Tigers received a goal from sophomore Grace Michalowski and went on to defeat the the Rams, 1-0, for the conference championship Thursday night at Fairfield-Warde High School. It…

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    New Canaan girls soccer keeps rolling, blanks Trumbull 6-0

    New Canaan senior co-captain Katelyn Sparks (12) goes head to head with Ridgefield’s Julia Bragg (20). — Dave Stewart photo The New Canaan girls soccer train continues to race down the tracks. The Rams won their third consecutive game against an FCIAC playoff contender when they annihilated the Trumbull Eagles 6-0 Monday at Dunning Field. Freshman Dillyn Patten scored the first goal, with an assist from sophomore Kaleigh Harden, just 42 seconds into the game and the Rams never looked back. New Canaan built a 3-0 lead by halftime and added three more tallies in the second half. The victory gives New Canaan a record of 10-2-1 and puts them…