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6th Grade Almost Pulls off the Major Upset

This morning 6th grade made us all proud in their Playoff game.   Against all odds, these boys made a game of it against top-seeded Milford -- they were in it to the end giving them a big-time scare. This team beat us by over 20 points earlier in the season. Our group has come a long way and improved tremendously led by Coach Judah.

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5th and 7th Grade Advance to Semi-Finals in Milford

It's playoff time and Fierce Travel is ready.   5th grade got the day started with an overpowering win over Milford. Their man to man defense and hustle was the catalyst to their offensive outburst.   In the evening, 7th grade also played Milford and passed the ball beautifully to find the best shot every possession. They worked together all game for a decisive 20 point victory.   Both teams advance to semi-finals next weekend. Congrats boys!

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Defense On Our Minds

Fierce Travel kept rolling thru January with a pair of impressive wins by 6th and 7th grade. 6th grade put together a defensive masterpiece in a blowout victory over North Haven, and 7th grade topped West Haven in a great defensive showing of their own. Gerald Jacobs followed up his career high 25 point game yesterday with another 20 points today!

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Fierce Legends Reunite

Fierce Legends Reunite

A pair of Fierce legends -- Max Andrews and Jack Petrafesa -- reunite for a 53-48 win in tonight's final 9th-grade scrimmage of the winter.

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Smiling into the Holidays

Smiling into the Holidays

Heading into the Holiday Season, Fierce winter travel has a lot to smile about.   6th grade got today started with a great team performance, getting contributions from everyone.   Then, 7th grade pulled out a tight victory over St. Theresa 44-39 and 5th grade topped North Haven by a final score of 30-18.   Great job boys and Happy Holidays!

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Fierce Forward

Fierce Forward

In another weekend of Fierce Travel Hoops, 6th grade put the press on Beacon Falls to enjoy a 41-17 win. Their scrappy defense helped them jump out to the early lead and they never looked back. Danny Goldberger had his best all-around game of the season as he out-hustled bigger opponents and used crafty moves to finish at the rim. Justin Wang used unmatched speed and crafty finishes of his own to tally up the points. Anthony Le continued to be aggressive offensively.   5th grade almost pulled off a major upset vs Milford Blue. They fell behind early 13-1 but stormed all the way back to take the lead in the 4th quarter, ultimately falling just short. They were aggressive and in attack mode. Jaylen Jacobs had a breakout game with 14 points and strong defensive hustle. Devin Brenner was making it rain from outside.   7th grade fought hard but came up short in their two games against New Canaan and Stratford PAL. Devin Julious continued to impact the game from all over court -- contributing points, rebounds, assists and steals.

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Weather Colder, Season Older

Weather Colder, Season Older

Fairfield Fierce Winter Travel Basketball continued itself into the second weekend of December with some more great action.   7th Grade pulled out two impressive wins over East Haven and CT Dynasty, while 5th and 6th grades fought their way to the final buzzers.   It was good times all around with pre-game meals at the Diner and post-game pizza parties at Colony Pizza in Fairfield.

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Fierce Winter Travel Sweeps League Openers

Fierce Winter Travel Sweeps League Openers

The Fierce winter travel program swept all 3 of our opening league games today!   6th grade got the day started with a gritty come from behind 31-27 victory over Waterbury.   5th grade followed that act with a complete game 45-23 win over Guilford.   7th grade finished the sweep with a decisive 40 point blowout of the Milford Knights.   Great job boys!

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Winter Pick-up Games: Week 2

Winter Pick-up Games: Week 2

Week 2 of the Winter Scrimmages   In 9th grade, Team Cleveland outlasted Team Judah 67-59 in a highlight filled, up tempo game. Braden Moore's spin moves were out of control and he was sinking everything from the outside as well. Andrew Soltis and Matt Vivona each had approximately 20 points each. Ryan Noble turned it on big time with spins and reverses all over the court. Dillon Mannix single-handedly broke down full court pressure, and Keith Dulak got hot from long range.   In 8th grade, Team Cleveland fell 1 point short to Team Judah. Lenny Ialeggio and Colin Sherman attacked the basket. Luca Fusco dictated the offense. Dameer Phifer scrapped his way all over the court. Colin Reilly and Dylan Guth crashed the boards.

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Winter Pick-up Games: Week 1

Winter Pick-up Games: Week 1

In the winter's first 8th grade scrimmage, Team Judah defeats Team Cleveland behind the hot outside shooting of Tate Mahoney and the all around attack mode of Jamie Fonseca.   In the 9th grade scrimmage, the boys got after it, but Team Cleveland had a tough time dealing with the balanced attack of Team Judah. Andrew Soltis anchored the defense - while Matt Vivona, Braden Moore and Jack Balsano spaced the floor offensively.

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