STAMFORD, Conn. -- Ridgefield National defeated Wilton, 5-3, in the Tournament of Champions All-Town semifinals and won the tournament with a forfeit victory over Rowayton Sunday in District 1 Little League playoff action.
Rowayton forfeited when it did not have enough players for its 4 p.m. championship game. Some players were attending another game in Bethel, which ended too late to return to Stamford.
Stamford American won the Tournament of Champions for Stamford teams with a 13-12 victory over Springdale. The Tournament of Champions is for the top team in each league.
The District 1 Little League tournament for all-star teams begins Tuesday with North Stamford playing Springdale at 7 p.m. at Springdale Elementary School. Opening ceremonies begin at 6 p.m. when the district will honor Stamford American for its Little League World Series victory in 1951. The Volunteers of the Year and the District's Volunteer of the Year will also be honored. All-star teams, made up of the best players from each league, have a chance to go on to the Little League World Series in Williamsport.
The softball tournament has already started in District 1. Darien and Ridgefield have gotten off to 2-0 starts, and are scheduled to meet Tuesday at Buck Rodgers Field in Darien at 5:45 p.m.
The 9- and 10-year-old baseball District 1 tournament has started as well. North Stamford and National Lione are off to 2-0 starts in Pool A, while Norwalk, Darien National and Wilton are 2-0 in Pool B. Complete information is available on the District 1 Little League website .
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