Win Moves Weston Football To Semifinals In State Tournament

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WESTON, Conn. – In the Class M quarterfinal football game between Weston High and Ellington/Somers on Wednesday night, the Trojans outlasted the Knights, 29-22, to advance to the semifinals.

The teams traded touchdowns on three occasions until the Trojans scored last and held on to the victory with a fourth-quarter interception.  

The win, in the first tournament game since 1989 for the Trojans, occurred on the Knights’ home field. Weston was ranked sixth in the Class M division. Ellington/Somers was No. 3.

Weston advances to a semifinal game Sunday against second-ranked Berlin, which defeated Bullard-Havens Tech, 41-14, on Tuesday.

The CIAC had not announced the time or location for Sunday’s game as of 9 p.m. Wednesday.

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