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

We have seven 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 receive our Player of the Week T-shirts.

Here are the male finalists:

Evan Birns, Staples Soccer. Birns scored the deciding goal in a 1-0 FCIAC quarterfinal win over Danbury.

James Bourque, Fairfield Ludlowe Football. Bourque threw for two scores and ran for another in a 39-27 win over Trumbull.

Owen Gaydos, Ridgefield Football. Gaydos had scoring catches of 72 and 32 yards and a 35-yard interception return for a touchdown all in the third quarter of a 56-12 win over Stamford.


Jordan Klicin, Fairfield Warde Soccer. Klicin scored three goals in a 4-2 FCIAC quarterfinal overtime win over Fairfield Ludlowe.

Jimmy O’Brien, Wilton Football. O’Brien threw three second-half touchdowns to rally the Warriors to a 35-24 win over Staples.

Jackson Peters, Darien Football. Peters had six catches for 176 yards, including a game-winning 69-yard touchdown and a late interception in a 26-23 win over Danbury.

Drew Pyne, New Canaan Football. Pyne threw for five touchdowns and ran for another to account for all the scoring in a 42-0 win over Brien McMahon.

Here are the female finalists:

Charlotte Barnes, Staples Soccer. Barnes scored four goals in a 5-2 FCIAC quarterfinal win over Trumbull.

Lilly Saleeby, Greenwich Volleyball. Saleeby finished with 29 kills, 19 digs, 5 aces and 2 blocks in a win over Ludlowe and 29 kills and 30 digs in a win over Trumbull.

Molly McGuckin, Darien Field Hockey. McGuckin scored two goals in a 4-0 FCIAC quarterfinal win over Fairfield Warde.

Tasha Riek, Ridgefield Soccer. Riek scored twice in a 4-0 FCIAC quarterfinal win over Darien.

Hannah Hodges, St. Joseph Soccer. Hodges scored the deciding goal in a 1-0 FCIAC quarterfinal win over Brien McMahon.

Elle Sneddon, New Canaan Volleyball. Sneddon had a big match at setter to lead the Rams to a win over Westhill, which had lost just once.