New Canaan hosted its 9th annual Grip It & Rip It 7 on 7 football tournament on Friday and Saturday. There were 32 schools, including seven from the FCIAC, that participated.
Cheshire Academy won the title, with Darien advancing to the losers’ bracket semifinals.
Passing tournaments rouse mixed emotions, and while without linemen they must be kept in perspective, they do provide teams with a way to get in some productive offseason work, particularly with timing between quarterbacks and receivers.
Ruden Report contributor Cooper Boardman spent Friday afternoon watching the seven FCIAC schools — New Canaan, Darien, Greenwich, Trinity Catholic, St. Joseph, Norwalk and Stamford — involved and put together this highlight video.