The HAN Network will be broadcasting the FCIAC boys lacrosse semifinals live from Brien McMahon High School as the No. 2 New Canaan Rams takes on the No. 3 Ridgefield Tigers on Wednesday, May 23, at 5 p.m.
You can watch the HAN Network’s live pregame show at 4:50 p.m., then watch the game live at HAN.Network, or on Frontier Communications’ Vantage Sports Network (Chs. 600/1600).
You can watch the second semifinal game between No. 1 Darien and No. 4 Greenwich at 7 p.m. Click here to watch.
New Canaan had an early exit from last year’s FCIAC tournament when they were stunned by Wilton, losing 9-7 in the quarterfinals. The Rams would then go and defeat Daniel Hand 9-6 in the Class M state championship a few weeks later.
The Rams got themselves back to the conference semis by defeating the St. Joseph Cadets 13-3 in the quarterfinals on Monday. Quintin O’Connell led the way scoring a hat trick, Ben Conley and Ted Manges both had two goals and two assists, Mackenzie Deane two goals and an assist, Ryan Caione scored twice, Drew Guida had two assists, and Liam Griffiths and Owen Shin both found the back of the net.
The Ridgefield Tigers return to the conference semifinals, where they beat Greenwich last season 10-7, but fell to eventual champion Darien 20-4 in the final.
The Tigers defeated Greenwich 15-8 in the quarterfinals on Monday. Ray Dearth and John Mathes led the way offensively with four goals each. Weston Carpenter had one goal and four assists, Dawson Muller tallied a goal and four assists, Greg Gatto had two goals and two assists, and Christopher Cozens and Noah Gels both had a goal and an assist.
Frank Granito, John Kovach and Kevin Coleman will be on the call.
How To Watch
HAN Network’s live sports coverage begins at least 10 minutes before the games’ scheduled start. There are a few different ways you can watch the HAN Network:
Mobile: Watch the games, local news, politics and entertainment programming on your iPhone or Android phone with the HAN Network app. Download it here.
Due to changes by our app developer, if you have our HAN Network app and aren’t receiving notifications before live events, you may need to delete and reinstall the app.
Online: All HAN Network broadcasts are available live at HAN.Network and our affiliate websites, including FCIAC.net and all the other HAN Network local news websites.
On your Smart TV: It’s easy to watch HAN Network broadcasts on your smart televisions or with Apple TV, Roku (search for Hersam Acorn on Roku’s YouTube channel) Amazon’s Firestick or Google’s Chromecast.
On demand: After the the live broadcast ends, the game is then available on demand to HAN Network subscribers. Due to processing time, It may take up to three hours after the conclusion of the game until the game is ready for viewing.
Schedule: Here’s our sports and news broadcast schedule.