STRATFORD — Before New Fairfield’s game against Weston in the CIAC Class S Girls Lacrosse final, Rebels coach Greg Schwarz emphasized that one of the reasons his team advanced as far as the final was its heart and grit.
Heart and grit shown through in the final, with the Rebels holding off a pair of Trojans comebacks and never relinquishing the lead. Reagan Tenaglia had four goals, Ava Romanello added three and Margaret Morgan had eight saves to lead No. 3 New Fairfield to an 11-8 win over No. 12 Weston in the Class S final at Bunnell High on Saturday.