The state’s writers and broadcasters have spoken.
Ansonia was voted the No. 1 team in Connecticut for 2013. This is the Chargers’ fifth No. 1 final ranking in the New Haven Register’s Top 10 poll. The program was also ranked no. 1 in 2007, 2006, 1989 and 1983.
The Chargers defeated Woodland 51-12 to capture their 19th state championship and finish the season an unprecedented 15-0. They have won 43 consecutive games and three consecutive state championships.
Here’s the final 2013 New Haven Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 poll:
The following voted: Mary Albl, Fairfield Minuteman; Marc Allard, Norwich Bulletin; Bob Barton, New Haven Register; Bill Bloxsom, Hersam-Acorn; Doug Bonjour, Connecticut Post; Sean Patrick Bowley, New Haven Register; Jim Bransfield, Middletown Press; Kyle Brennan, Waterbury Republican-American; George DeMaio, WELI; Gerry deSimas, The Collinsville Press; Mike DiMauro, The Day of New London; Scott Ericson, Stamford Advocate; Tom Evans, Norwalk Hour; Francesco Graziano, CPTV Sports; Ned Griffen, The Day of New London; John Holt, WFSB-3; Mark Jaffee, Waterbury Republican-American; Ken Lipshez, Meriden-Record Journal; Mike Madera, Elm City Newspapers; Joe Morelli, New Haven Register; Kevin Nathan, WVIT-30; Pete Paguaga, Torrington Register Citizen; Dave Phillips, Shore Line Newspapers; Mike Pucci, New Haven Register; Kevin Roberts, Bristol Press; Dave Ruden, The Ruden Report; Tom Yantz, Hartford Courant; Jimmy Zanor, Middletown Press.