Vote For The Ruden Report-Fairfield County Bank Players Of The Week

We have eight male and six female finalists for The Ruden Report-Fairfield County Bank Player of the Week votes.

The votes will run until noon on Thursday. The winners will get our POTW T-shirts, courtesy of Fairfield County Bank.

Here are the male finalists:

Aiden BucariaGreenwich Swimming. Bucaria won the 100 free (47.27) and the 100 breast (59.66) and was part of two winning relays in a victory over Ridgefield.

Jack Clancy, Ridgefield Swimming. Clancy won the 200 free (1:43.38) and the 500 free (4:39.63) in a loss at Greenwich.

Brendan Gilchrist, Norwalk Wrestling. Gilchrist recorded his 100th career win in just three years.

Christian Jeffers, Danbury Basketball. Jeffers scored 22 points in a win over Brien McMahon and finished with 20 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and six steals in a come-from-behind win over Staples in a battle of unbeaten teams.

Devin Oliveri, Wilton Hockey. Oliveri finished with 65 saves in a pair of wins by the Warriors after an 0-8 start.

Jack Plesser, Fairfield Warde Basketball. Plesser scored 33 points to lead the Mustangs to a 71-69 win over Stamford.

Ejai Presley, Stamford Basketball. Presley finished with 18 points and five steals in a 63-60 win over Staples.

Andrew Tata, St. Joseph Hockey. Tata finished with three goals and an assist in a 5-1 win over Prout (RI).

Here are the female finalists:

Zoe DesmaraisRidgefield Basketball.  Zoe Desmarais scored 19 points to help Ridgefield rally from a seven-point fourth-quarter deficit and hand the Eagles their first league loss.

Maddie DonaldsonNew Canaan Basketball. Donaldson scored 28 points and tied the game with a 3-point shot at the buzzer at the end of the first overtime to lead a double overtime win over Fairfield Warde.

Leah Fry, Fairfield Warde Basketball. Fry finished with 37 points in two games, a win and loss for the Mustangs.

Emma Kelly, Greenwich Gymnastics. Kelly won each individual event and the all around with a score of 34.45 in a victory over New Canaan.

Parker Krotee, Darien Hockey. Krotee finished with two goals and two assists in a 7-1 win over Southington Co-Op.

Ashton Pinkernell, New Canaan Hockey. Pinkernell, a freshman converted to goaltender at midseason, allowed just one goal as the Rams outscored two opponents by a 15-1 margin.

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