Capital Prep remains No. 1, but No. 2 New London closes the gap in the latest Top 10 Girls Basketball Poll.
|1. CAPITAL PREP
Bottom Line: The Trailblazers have defeated three CSC teams (Goodwin Tech, Cheney Tech and Wilcox Tech) and then earned a 72-48 win over Archbishop Malloy (N.Y.) to start this season. Capital Prep plays at Rutgers Prep in New Jersey on Saturday.
|2. NEW LONDON
Bottom Line: The Whalers have won contests against defending Class M champ Cromwell, defending SCC champ Hand and Class M finalist Notre Dame-Fairfield so far this season. New London hosts SCC member Law on Friday.
Bottom Line: The Black Knights play fellow FCIAC contenders Ridgefield (Wednesday) and Trumbull (Friday).
Bottom Line: The Panthers visit RHAM (4-1) on Wednesday.
|5. NEW FAIRFIELD
Bottom Line: The Rebels opened the season with a 40-33 win over Greenwich.
Bottom Line: The Eagles host unbeaten Stamford on Friday.
Bottom Line: The Tigers’ only loss is to Hand.
Bottom line: The Panthers host Hand on Thursday.
|9. BACON ACADEMY
Bottom Line: The Bobcats’ only loss is to unbeaten Enfield. Bacon Academy hosts New London on Tuesday.
Bottom Line: The Cardinals have won four straight since losing to New Fairfield.
E.O. Smith (6), Cromwell (7), Fairfield Warde (T8), Norwich Free Academy (T8).
Others receiving votes
East Haven (6-1), 93; Notre Dame-Fairfield (4-1), 91; Staples (6-0), 90; Middletown (6-0), 86; Hand (4-2), 80; Holy Cross (5-1), 72; RHAM (4-1), 70; Ridgefield (4-1), 68; Glastonbury (5-0), 61; Cromwell (4-2), 37; Bunnell (6-0) and St. Joseph (5-1), 10; Fairfield Warde (2-4), Hall (6-1) and Pomperaug (4-2), 8.
The following voted
Marc Allard, Norwich Bulletin; Eric DeMarco, Notre Dame-Fairfield; Vickie Fulkerson, The Day of New London; Ken Lipshez, Meriden Record-Journal; Mike Madera, Elm City Newspapers; Scott Nails, Rye CDS; Dave Phillips, Shoreline Newspapers; Mike Pucci, New Haven Register; Mike Suppe, HAN Network; Fred Williams, Northwestern; Richard Zalusky, Willimantic Chronicle; Jimmy Zanor, Middletown Press.