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Class LL State Semifinals
No. 4 Southington Vs No. 8 Ridgefield

 (4) Southington 45, (8) Ridgefield 0
Class LL State Semifinals
FINAL
(8) Ridgefield                         0    0     0    0   -    0
(4) Southington                     7   24   14   0   -   45

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Southington's Tyler Hyde scores on a 2-yard run.

SCORING SUMMARY
First Quarter
S-Alex Jamele 22 pass from Stephen Barmore (Kyle Smick kick), 3:20
Second Quarter
S-Jamele 40 interception return (Smick kick), 10:09
S-Jamele 29 pass from Barmore (Smick kick), 6:41
S-Smick 22 field goal, 5:26
S-Jasen Rose 24 pass from Barmore (Smick kick), 2:20
Third Quarter
S-Tyler Hyde 1 run (Smick kick), 8:29
S-Hyde 2 run (Smick kick), 1:00

Southington advances to play for the Class LL state championship game next week. The Blue Knights will play Fairfield Prep for the title.

For full coverage of Southington's Class LL state semifinals victory over Ridgefield, including reaction from the team, pick up a copy of the Sunday New Britain Herald. Or check out the less thrilling, with no pictures, version at newbritainherald.com/sports later tonight. Thanks for following along with our GameDay Live coverage. We'll be back for the title game next week.

If postseason stats count, Southington's Alex Jamele is the all-time receiving touchdowns leader in Connecticut state history. He also has 162 total points, which breaks the Southington High School all-time record.

Class S State Tournament
Semifinal, Today
No. 7 Fairfield Prep 29, No. 6 West Haven 28 (Final)
Fairfield Prep intercepts West Haven with just over a minute to play. Fairfield Prep to punt with five seconds to play. Fairfield Prep wisely takes a safety and wins the game 29-28 to advance to the Class LL state championship game against Southington.

FOURTH QUARTER: Southington should be able to run out the clock and end the game. We'll keep on updating the Fairfield Prep-West Haven game here. ... Ridgefield fumbles and Southington recovers. The Blue Knights will start to kneel on the ball to run out the clock. ... Southington punts and Ridgefield has the ball on own 19. Southington is going to win the game and advance to the state championship, we'll keep a closer eye on the West Haven-Fairfield Prep game. The Blue Knights play the winner of that game for the Class LL title. ... Southington punts the ball back to Ridgefield, but a roughing the punter penalty allows Blue Knights to keep the ball. West Haven leads the other Class LL semifinal by three over Fairfield Prep. Southington plays winner in championship game. ... Ridgefield turns the ball over on downs, early fourth quarter. ... Ridgefield starts the fourth quarter with the ball at Southington 34.

THIRD QUARTER: Ridgefield has the ball on the Southington 34 as the third quarter comes to an end. Southington one quarter away from playing for the Class LL state championship. ... Southington makes it 45-0 on a 2-yard touchdown run by Tyler Hyde with one minute to go in third quarter. ... Ridgefield punts and Southington has it at Ridgefield 41 with 3:08 to go. ... Southington punts the ball and Ridgefield takes over at own 6 with 3:58 to go. ... Ridgefield punts and Southington takes over at own 45 with 7:14 t go. ... Southington's Tyler Hyde gets the reward after his interception, punching the ball in from one-yard out for rushing touchdown and Blue Knights 38-0 lead. ... Southington's Tyler Hyde intercepts Ryan Dunn and the Blue Knights have the ball again early third quarter. ... Ridgefield opens the second half with the ball.

SECOND QUARTER: And we go to halftime with Southington leading this Class LL semifinal 31-0. ... Ridgefield punts and Southington takes over at own 37 with 33 seconds to go. ... Southington now up 31-0 after a 24-yard pass from Stephen Barmore to Jasen Rose, 2:20 to go in half. ... Southington stops Ridgefield on fourth and five play and takes over at own 19. ...  Ridgefield facing a fourth and five from Southington 19. ... Southington's Kyle Smick kicks a 22-yard field goal to put the Blue Knigts up 24-0 with 5:26 to go. ... Ridgefield's James Turner fumbles and Southington's Matt Thomson recovers at the Ridegfield 8. ... Southington's Alex Jamele gets his third touchdown of the game, this time a 29-yard pass from Stephen Barmore to put Blue Knights up 21-0 with 6:41 to go. ... Ridgefield punts the ball back to Southington, which takes over at the Ridgefield 46. ... Ridgefield's Ryan Dunn is intercepted by Alex Jamele, who returned it 40 yard for a touchdown and Southington leads 14-0 with just over 10 minutes to go. ... Southington gets off a 56-yard punt and Ridgefield takes over at own 9 early second quarter.

FIRST QUARTER: Southington set to punt as the first quarter comes to an end with Blue Knights up 7-0. ... Ridgefield punts and Southington takes over at own 20 after touchback, final 90 seconds of first quarter. ... Southington gets on the board first, going 83 yards in 2:07 finishing with a 22-yard touchdown pass from Stephen Barmore to Alex Jamele for a 7-0 Blue Knights lead. ... Ridgefield is forced to punt and Southington takes over at own 17 with 5:27 to go. ... Southington drives into scoring range on first drive, but Kyle Smick misses a 26-yard field goal and Ridgefield takes over at own 20 with 8:28 to go. ... Ridgefield wins the coin toss and defers to second half. So, Southington will receive the opening kickoff.

GAME NOTES: Southington is 10-1 this season and is the fourth-seed in the Class LL state playoff tournament. The Blue Knights are ranked 9th in the state coaches poll. Southington has lost to Hall and has defeated Glastonbury, Manchester, Simsbury, New Britain, Conard, Newington, East Hartford, South Windsor, Cheshire and No. 5 Norwich Free Academy in the Class LL state quarterfinals. ... Ridgefield is 10-2 on the season and ranked eighth in the Class LL state playoff tournament. The Tigers have losses to St. Joseph and Darien and victories over Cheshire, Fairfield-Ludlowe, Notre Dame-West Haven, Stamford, Harding, Norwalk, Brien McMahon, Wilton, Danbury and Newtown in the Class LL state quarterfinals. ... Check out our game preview here. ... For even more coverage pick up a copy of the New Britain Herald Saturday and Sunday. ... Use the comments section below to use as an open thread to connect with other fans, ask questions or provide your own commentary.

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