Boys soccer: Bridgeport Central disqualified from states

Due to self-report of the use of an ineligible player, Bridgeport Central has been disqualified from the CIAC Class LL boys Soccer tournament.

Per CIAC by-laws, Hall High School, Bridgeport Central’s quarterfinal opponent, will now play in their place against Glastonbury High School in a semifinal match Nov. 18 at a site and time to be determined.

Per CIAC by-laws “when it is discovered that a team has used an ineligible competitor in a CIAC team tournament, the tournament game/match shall be forfeited. The team using the ineligible player will be disqualified from the tournament and that team’s last opponent will

advance in its place. Teams eliminated prior to the last opponent will not be permitted to re-enter the tournament.”

Bridgeport Central self-reported use of the ineligible player, which was discovered after its 1-0 victory against Hall in a quarterfinal match on Nov. 14.