New Canaan received six first-place votes and debuts at No. 1 in the first The Day of New London’s Top 10 football coaches poll.
Southington, the No. 1 team in the Top 10 GameTimeCT / Register poll, took four first-place votes and was ranked No. 2. Ansonia earned two first-place votes and came in at No. 3. Fairfield Prep was No. 4 with one first-place vote.
First-place votes in parentheses, final record, points tabulated on a 30-28- 26-24- 22-20-18-16-14-12-11-10-9-8-7 basis, and last season’s final ranking:
Also receiving votes: Hand (0-1), 128 points; Tie, Brookfield (1-0) and Ledyard (1-0), 119; Shelton (1-0), 92; Naugatuck (1-0), 82; Windsor (1-0), 67; Staples (0-1), 62; Glastonbury (0-1), 57; New London (1-0), 50; Greenwich (0-1), 17; Tie, North Branford (1-0) and North Haven (1-0), 10; Tie, Norwich Free Academy (0-0) and Woodland (1-0), 7.
The following coaches voted: Rich Angarano, Brookfield; Tom Brockett, Ansonia; Jim Buonocore, Ledyard; Craig Bruno, Naugatuck; Scott Daniels, Glastonbury; Joe DellaVecchia, St. Joseph; Steve Filippone, Hand; Rob Fleeting, Windsor; Steve George, Newtown; Tanner Grove, Montville; Tim King, Valley Regional/Old Lyme; Sean Marinan, Xavier; Marce Petroccio, Staples.