Fairfield Prep defeated Staples 43-14 in midweek Connecticut action.
Staples would kick off with a massively high kick from Eoin Cuddy, who would use the boot all day to try to play territory against Prep, and whose restarts are elite level. Staples would retain several of their restarts.
Staples HS produced a big result in Connecticut, getting by a very tough Aspetuck team 16-14.
The game was described as a slugfest by Staples Head Coach Neal Seideman. For a young Aspetuck team, they found themselves relying on speedster Pearson Hill once more but they needed more than one or two players to defeat the state's top teams.
This has been a strange season for rivals Staples and Greenwich.
The two teams ended up facing off three times and came awfully close to making it four. Their first meeting was a regular-season game which Staples won 28-16. Their next meeting was at HS National Championships, where Greenwich garnered revenge with a 30-12 result.
Greenwich HS will face off with Staples HS in the Rugby Connecticut Boys HS final Thursday night after both won semifinals over the past few days.
Gonzaga won the Gonzaga Classic and did so in fairly emphatic style, defeating Fort Hunt 45-3 in the championship game.