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Three SCC Football Teams Reach State Playoffs

Three SCC football teams - Cheshire (Class LL), Daniel Hand (Class L) and Sheehan (Class S) - qualified for the 2019 state playoffs. 

Class LL Quarterfinals - Simsbury 17, Cheshire 14

Class L Quarterfinals - Daniel Hand 52, Newington 0

Class S Quarterfinals - Sheehan 51, Woodland 0


Monday, Dec. 9 - 6:30 p.m.

Class L Semifinals - Maloney (10-1) vs. Daniel Hand (11-0) @Surf Club

Class S Semifinals - Sheehan (9-2) vs. Ansonia (11-0) @Ryan Field - Derby



Week #12 Football Schedule (Nov. 28)

Week #12  - Nov. 28

North Haven 49, at Amity Regional 13 (Nov. 27)

Daniel Hand 61, at Guilford 6 (Nov. 27)

at Fairfield Prep 28, West Haven 0

at Hillhouse 37, Wilbur Cross 0

at Branford 35, East Haven 7

Foran 31, at Jonathan Law 7

at Sheehan 56, Lyman Hall 0

Notre Dame 42, at Hamden 7

Southington 21, at Cheshire 20 (3 OT)

Harding 30, at Bridgeport Central 3

Shelton 35, at Derby 0

Connecticut High School Football Alliance Announces 2019 Schedule

Eighty-four teams representing five Connecticut high school football leagues will participate in the Connecticut High School Football Alliance, scheduling a total of 99 games in the 2019 season.  This is the third year the Alliance has scheduled football games.  In the 2017 and 2018 seasons, the SCC, SWC and ECC scheduled a total 80 games. 

Twenty-one teams from the Southern Connecticut Conference along with 12 from the South-West Conference and seven from the Eastern Connecticut will participate.  For 2019, the Central Connecticut Conference (32 teams) and the FCIAC (12 teams) have joined the Alliance.  A majority of the Alliance matchups will take place in weeks two (Sept. 20), three (Sept. 27), six (Oct. 18) and seven (Oct. 25) of the 2019 season.   There will also be games held in weeks one (Sept. 13), five (Oct. 11), eight (Nov. 1) and 11 (Nov. 22).

2019 SCC Football Schedule Approved; Movement in Tiers

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The SCC athletic directors have approved a master football schedule (for one season) for the 2019 season. The SCC football league will remain in 3 tiers – with 7 teams in each tier.  All teams (except Bassick) received six games (which includes Thanksgiving), with the Tier 2 teams all getting 7.  

Tier Composition:

Tier 1:  Shelton, West Haven, North Haven, Fairfield Prep, Daniel Hand, Notre Dame-WH, Xavier

Tier 2:  Cheshire, Sheehan, Hillhouse, Harding, Wilbur Cross, Amity Regional, Hamden

Tier 3:  East Haven, Foran, Branford, Jonathan Law, Guilford, Lyman Hall, Bassick

Tier Movement:

Daniel Hand moved to Tier 1; Cheshire moved to Tier 2; Sheehan moved to Tier 2; Foran moved to Tier 3.


SCC All-Conference Football Banquet Held

The 25th annual SCC All-Conference Football banquet is set for Sunday, Dec. 16 at 9 a.m. at Anthony's Ocean View in New Haven.

Special thanks to the presenting sponsor - the Casey/O'Brien New Haven chapter of the National Football Foundation as well as event sponsors - Walter Camp Foundation, New Haven Gridiron Club and Riddell/Tonelli Sports.

The 76 All-Conference football players will be recognized along with the COS Now/SCC Player and Coaches of the Year.

Congratulations to the COS NOW/SCC Player and Coaches of the Year

Tier 1 Player of Year: Jake Roberts, QB, Shelton

Tier 2 Player of Year: Phoenix Billings, QB, Daniel Hand

Tier 3 Player of Year: Terrence Bogan, RB, Sheehan

Tier 1 Coach of Year: Keith Hellstern (Fairfield Prep)

Tier 2 Coach of Year: David Mastroianni (Daniel Hand)

Tier 3 Coach of Year: Scott Benoit (East Haven)


Here are links to the various postseason accolades:

Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-State teams

Walter Camp Foundation All-Connecticut Teams

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