The HAN Network will be broadcasting live from the Todd Burger Holiday Tournament as the Fairfield Warde Mustangs take on the St. Paul Catholic Falcons on Wednesday, Dec. 27, at 2:15 p.m.
You can watch the HAN Network’s live pregame show following the first semifinal featuring Fairfield Ludlowe and Staples. Then watch the game live at HAN.Network, or on Frontier Communications’ Vantage Sports Network (Chs. 600/1600).
The annual Todd Burger Holiday Tournament returns to Fairfield Warde High School for the semifinals, with the final at Fairfield Ludlowe High School on Thursday, Dec. 28, at 2:30 p.m. Burger, a local journalist, was sports editor of the Fairfield Citizen when he died Dec. 19, 2006, at the age of 49. The tournament began in 2007, bearing his name.
In the second semifinal Thursday, the host Mustangs will take on the St. Paul Catholic Falcons in an intriguing matchup that will showcase two undefeated teams.
The St. Paul Catholic Falcons, who play in the Naugatuck Valley League, are off to a strong start this season at 4-0 and will look to make a statement to the rest of the state when they take on Fairfield Warde, who is a favorite to win the FCIAC.
The Mustangs enter the holiday tournament 4-0, having beaten Wilbur Cross, Brien McMahon, Ridgefield, and Norwalk. Head coach Dave Danko will look to senior captains Libby Mckenna and Olivia Parisi to lead his team back to the postseason.
The winner will play at the winner of the first semifinal between Fairfield Ludlowe and Staples, which will air live at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, at Ludlowe Thursday at 2:30 pm. Both games can be seen live on the HAN Network.
Frank Granito and John Kovach will be on the call.
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