|1. SACRED HEART
Last week: Def. Oxford 90-49; def. Holy Cross 67-43; def. Seymour 86-54.
Bottom line: Mustapha Heron scored 20 points in the Hearts’ win over Holy Cross.
|2. FAIRFIELD PREP
Last week: Def. Cheshire 82-45; def. Hillhouse 62-52.
Bottom line: The Jesuits have won 11 straight games against Hillhouse, Wilbur Cross and Career combined.
Last week: Def. Cheshire 78-75.
Bottom line: Tyreek Perkins scored 29 points in the Panthers’ win over Cheshire Friday.
|4. NEW LONDON
Last week: No games played.
Bottom line: The Whalers have had four games postponed, including Plainfield twice, and one cancelled (LaSalle Academy) in the last 10 days due to snowstorms.
|5. HARTFORD PUBLIC
Last week: Def. Fermi 93-45; def. Rockville 90-57.
Bottom line: Owls’ remaining schedule will be much tougher with Ledyard, Weaver and Bloomfield looming.
Last week: Def. Norwalk 60-55; def. Trinity Catholic 69-65.
Bottom line: Jeremiah Livingston had 28 points and eight assists in the win over Norwalk.
Last week: Def. Wethersfield 69-63 (OT); def. Windsor 72-66.
Bottom line: Best week of Weaver’s season moves the Beavers up two spots.
Last week: Lost to Fairfield Prep 62-52.
Bottom line: The Academics have now lost six straight games to Fairfield Prep.
Last week: Def. Bristol Eastern 82-59; def. New Britain 59-45.
Bottom line: Rematch with Maloney is Thursday night at home.
Last week: Lost to Westhill 60-55; def. Harding 80-65.
Bottom line: The Bears face the Fairfield schools Warde and Ludlowe today and Friday, respectively.
Dropped out: Hamden (10).
First-place votes in parentheses and points tabulated on a 30-28-26-24-22-20-18-16-14-12-11-10-9-8-7 basis.
Others receiving votes
Ledyard (9-2), 167; Crosby (10-2), 165; Hamden (10-2), 156; East Catholic (9-3), 68; Bloomfield (10-2), 59; Stamford (10-3), 58; Newington (11-2), 38; East Hartford (9-4), 37; SMSA (11-0), 25; Naugatuck (8-2), 22; Bunnell (9-3), 19; Waterford (8-3), 14; Wethersfield (8-4), 9; Fairfield Ludlowe (9-3) and Maloney (10-3), 8; Fitch (9-2), 7.
The following voted
Mary Albl, Fairfield Minuteman; Marc Allard, Norwich Bulletin; Bill Bloxsom, Hersam-Acorn; Doug Bonjour, Connecticut Post; Jim Bransfield, Middletown Press; Mike DiMauro, The Day of New London; Scott Ericson, Stamford Advocate; Francesco Graziano, CPTV Sports; John Holt, WFSB-3; Sean Krofssik, Meriden Record-Journal; Mike Madera, Elm City Newspapers; Joe Morelli, New Haven Register; Joe Palladino, Republican-American; Dave Phillips, Shore Line Newspapers; Dave Ruden, The Ruden Report; Ben Talbott, Bird’s Eye Sports; Peter Wallace, Register Citizen; Tom Yantz, Hartford Courant.