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#SCC25 Turn Back the Clock - Nov. 18, 1995

Good luck to our SCC teams competing for state titles today (Cheshire, Guilford and Sacred Heart Academy field hockey and Daniel Hand boys soccer).
 
#SCC25 Turn Back the Clock – Nov. 18, 1995... it was one of the first milestone days in the young conference’s history. Five fall teams won state titles that day; and for the first time, two league opponents squared off in a state championship game.
 
Fast forward 23 years later, two SCC teams (Guilford and Sacred Heart Academy) will meet in the Class M field hockey final, the 31st time two league rivals will meet in state title game (in 12 different sports).
 
Nov. 18, 1995 Recap
Girls Swimming – Cheshire captured the girls swimming State Open title, held at Southern Connecticut State University. The Rams out-pointed (298.5-284.5) archrival and defending Open champion Greenwich.
 
Field Hockey: Branford and Amity Regional met in the Class L field hockey championship game at Strong Stadium. Branford won the two regular-season meetings, but Amity Regional prevailed, 1-0, to win the state title.
 
Boys Soccer: Also that day, the SCC won two boys soccer titles (Xavier – Class LL, 2-1 over Simsbury; and Daniel Hand – Class L, 5-1 over Farmington). Brendan Faherty, who went on to play at Northeastern, and is currently the head women’s soccer coach at Stony Brook, scored the winning goal for the Falcons in the LL final. Andy McConville scored two goals and had one assist to lead the Tigers in the L final.
 
Girls Volleyball: SCC playoff champion Amity Regional finished a perfect 24-0 season with a 3-1 victory (15-4, 4-15, 15-6, 15-12) over Southington in Class L girls volleyball final.
 
In addition, the Lyman Halll girls soccer team reached the Class L title game and lost to Wilton, 2-0.
 
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