Notre Dame-Wet Haven takes over the top spot with 17 first-place votes.
|1. NOTRE DAME-WEST HAVEN
Results: Def. East Haven 95-45; def. Wilbur Cross 88-69.
Bottom line: The Green Knights gain the No. 1 spot for the first time in program history.
|2. SACRED HEART
Results: Def. Holy Cross 65-63; def. Naugatuck 66-42; def. Crosby 72-65.
Bottom line: The Hearts came from 17 down to edge Holy Cross and keep its state winning streak alive. It now stands at 71 games.
Results: Lost to Fairfield Prep 70-62
Bottom line: Prep, with its ninth win in the last 11 games against Hillhouse, snapped the Academics’ 21-game winning streak.
|4. EAST CATHOLIC
Results: Def. E.O. Smith 74-54.
Bottom line: Eagles have won 13 straight games since the loss to East Hartford in December.
Results: Def. Conard 95-64.
Bottom line: Chaylyn Martin surpassed Kendal Williams to become the third leading scorer in school history with 1,388 points.
|6. EAST HARTFORD
Results: Def. RHAM 58-41.
Bottom line: East Hartford controls its destiny to be among the top four seeds in the Class LL state tournament.
Results: Def. New Britain 69-34.
Bottom line: The Blue Dragons’ winning streak stands at 15 games.
|8. NOTRE DAME-FAIRFIELD
Results: Def. Barlow 85-58; Stratford 71-60.
Bottom line: Lancers will be the top seed in the upcoming South-West Conference tournament.
Results: Def. Wilton 54-50 (OT); def. Fairfield Warde 86-81 (3 OT).
Bottom line: Impressive week has the Golden Eagles in line for the top seed in the FCIAC tournament.
|10. FAIRFIELD WARDE
Results: Def. Stamford 68-62; lost to Trumbull 86-81 (3 OT).
Bottom line: Mustangs manage to hang onto the final spot despite the loss to Trumbull.
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
Bassick (13-1), 171; Ledyard (14-2), 167; Norwich Free Academy (15-2), 116; Wilton (12-3), 92; Holy Cross (12-4), 65; Kennedy (13-3), 60; Simsbury (14-3), 58; South Windsor (12-4), 56; Westbrook (15-1), 46; Windsor (11-5), 30; Wilbur Cross (13-5), 24; Lewis Mills (15-1), 14; Crosby (12-5), 8.
The following voted
Marc Allard, Norwich Bulletin; Bill Bloxsom, HAN Network; Doug Bonjour, Connecticut Post; Jim Bransfield, Middletown Press; Mike DiMauro, The Day of New London; Erik Dobratz, WTNH; Scott Ericson, Stamford Advocate; Francesco Graziano, CPTV; Sean Krofssik, Record-Journal; Mike Madera, Elm City Newspapers; Joe Morelli, New Haven Register; Joe Palladino, Republican-American; Dave Phillips, Shore Line Newspapers; Marc Robbins, Vantage Sports; Dave Ruden, The Ruden Report; Ben Talbott, Bird’s Eye Sports; Derek Turner, GameTimeCT; Tom Yantz, Hartford Courant; Richard Zalusky, The Chronicle.