Stamford's Sara Staley pitches in the first inning of a softball game against Trumbull on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Stamford High School. — Joshua Fisher photo

On demand: Trumbull at Stamford softball

Stamford tries to control its own destiny into the FCIAC playoffs as Trumbull attempts to clinch its spot in the postseason

The Trumbull Eagles travel to the City that Works to take on the Stamford Black Knights in a key FCIAC softball game with less than a week left in the 2016 regular season. You can watch the game live (or later on-demand) in the video player below:

The Thursday, May 12, game is scheduled for a 4:15 p.m. first pitch at Stamford High School.

Third place Trumbull (12-4, 10-3 in the FCIAC) is a win away from clinching a spot in the eight-team FCIAC tournament, which starts next week. Stamford controls its own destiny in the tightly packed conference. The Black Knights (9-7, 8-5) come into Thursday in fifth place tied with Danbury (but Stamford holds the tiebreaker after beating the Hatters earlier this season in a game carried live on HAN). Here’s a link to the complete playoff standings.

Here are today’s starting lineups:

Trumbull
1. Ally Szabo, P
2. Lauren Ziclinski, LF
3. Lea Thompson, CF
4. Erica Fluskey, RF
5. Taylor Brown, SS
6. Briana Giacobbe, 1B
7. Delilha DeStefano, DP
8. Jill O’Connell, C
9. Marisa Valenti, 3B
10. Sara Angelo, 2B

Stamford
1. Lauren O’Neill, 1B
2. Martia Zecena, CF
3. Maddie Santora, 3B
4. Tori Cuscuna, C
5. Sara Staley, P
6. Kristen Osburn, DP
7. Allie Buzzeo, LF
8. Dana Serrichio, SS
9. Gloria Mattioli, 2B
10. Diana Magarian, RF

This is HAN’s last scheduled broadcast of the week. Next week, we’ll feature baseball and girls lacrosse. You can see that schedule along with our FCIAC spring playoff schedule at this link.

How to watch

The HAN Network live broadcast of the game can be seen on this page, our homepage, HAN.Network, and on affiliate websites including FCIAC.net. The stream usually starts 10 minutes before the event is scheduled to begin. Rob Adams and crew join you five minutes before the contest begins. Keep in mind that start times are subject to change (teams often share venues and schedules can fall behind). Keep an eye on our Twitter feed for the latest updates.

It’s easy to watch HAN Network broadcasts on your smart televisions or with Apple TV and Google’s Chromecast.

The HAN Network, formerly known as Hersam Acorn Newspapers, is the exclusive FCIAC broadcast partner through the spring of 2018. HAN Network’s broadcasting division replaced HANRadio.com with a new focus on live video streams of high school athletics along with the Network’s news and lifestyle programming.

Along with Connecticut high school sports contests, HAN broadcasts a daily news program, Coffee Break, focusing on southwestern Connecticut at 11 a.m. and a sports talk show, Nutmeg Sports, Monday-Wednesday. You can watch all the shows at HAN.Network or on demand at live.HAN.Network/han-on-demand/.

You can check out more of the winter schedule at this link. And be sure to follow the HAN Network on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates.

 

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