Norwalk romps in final tuneup
In its final tuneup for the FCIAC tournament, the Norwalk boys soccer team manhandled Bassick, 9-2, in its final regular-season finale.
The Bears will take a 12-2-2 record into Wednesday’s FCIAC semifinals. Third-seeded Norwalk will face No. 2 seed New Canaan in the 6 p.m. opener at Fairfield Ludlowe, with top-seeded Greenwich taking on New Canaan in the nightcap.
Against Bassick, Norwalk put the game away early with three goals in the opening 3:42.
Mike Fraioli netted three goals and had an assist to lead the Bears scoring. Kris Whitteaker added two goals, and Jonathan Colangelo, Ronald Machado, Melvin Rodriguez and Yves Jean-Baptiste all scored one goal each.
Rodriguez, Jean-Baptiste, Mauricio Pino, Connor Prescott and Matt Surace all picked up assists.
Mike Surace and Javier Mandojano split the goalkeeping duties and made one save apiece.