NEW CASTLE, N.Y. -- The top seeded New Castle sixth-grade boys team recently defeated the Greenwich Flame Red 44-27 to win the Fairfield County Basketball League Tournament Championship (FCBL).
The New Castle squad used stout defense and a balanced offensive attack to defeat the Greenwich Stars Blue, Norwalk Youth and Wilton White en route to the championship game.
The team finished the season with a 19-2 record and also captured the New Cannan/Joe Coppo Memorial Basketball Tournament championship and the FCBL regular season league championship.
Team members are Seth Brail, Josh Ceisler, Sean Dunleavy, Aaron Foote, Thomas Hoffman, William Lafortezza, Fabien Mathias, Norick Mathias, Dugan McCabe, Christopher Melis, Drew Priore, Christoph Sauerborn and Ben Troob.
The New Castle team was coached by Brad Ceisler and assistant coach Joe Dunleavy.