New London increases its lead as the No. 1 team in the latest Top 10 Poll, while Hand and Notre Dame-Fairfield enter this week.
|1. NEW LONDON
Bottom Line: The Whalers led Waterford by just one at halftime (21-20) before dominating the second half en route to a 60-34 victory.
Bottom Line: The Eagles are in the midst of a six-game road trip. Enfield visits Avon (Tuesday) and E.O. Smith (Friday) this week.
Bottom Line: The Eagles visit Lauralton Hall out of the SCC on Wednesday.
|4. CAPITAL PREP
Bottom Line: The Trailblazers lost for the third time this season to an out-of-state opponent, but Capital Prep still has not been defeated by an in-state foe since 2012.
Bottom Line: The Tigers defeated then No. 7 Greenwich 63-51 last week behind Meaghan O’Hara’s 14 points.
Bottom Line: The Tigers lost to Capital Prep but defeated Career and Amity last week.
|7. EAST HAVEN
Bottom Line: The Easties have won six in a row since losing to Career on Dec. 29.
|8. NEW FAIRFIELD
Bottom line: The Rebels, who lost for the first time this season last week, travel to Watertown Monday and then host Brookfield on Tuesday before a showdown with host Notre Dame-Fairfield on Friday.
Bottom Line: The Tigers host No. 6 Mercy Monday in an anticipated rematch. Hand defeated Mercy 53-42 in the season opener.
|10. NOTRE DAME-FAIRFIELD
Bottom Line: Big week for the Lancers. They host Bethel (12-1) on Tuesday and No. 8 New Fairfield on Friday.
Dropped out: Greenwich (7), Bacon Academy (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
Middletown (12-1), 149; Holy Cross (12-1), 103; Conard (12-1), 95; Bacon Academy (10-3), 78; Career (9-2), 74; Greenwich (8-3), 69; Norwich Free Academy (9-4), 68; Bethel (12-1), 57; Glastonbury (10-2), 39; Hall (11-3), 25; RHAM (8-3), 19; Stamford (8-4), 16; Canton (10-2) and Norwalk (8-3), 11; Hamden (9-3), 10.
The following voted
Marc Allard, Norwich Bulletin; David Danko, Fairfield Warde; Eric DeMarco, Notre Dame-Fairfield; Vickie Fulkerson, The Day of New London; Tim Jensen, Patch; Ken Lipshez, Meriden Record-Journal; Mike Madera, New Haven Register; Dave Phillips, Shoreline Newspapers; Mike Pucci, New Haven Register; Lori Riley, Hartford Courant; Mike Suppe, HAN Network; Derek Turner, GameTimeCT; Rick Wilson, Waterbury Republican-American; Richard Zalusky, Willimantic Chronicle; Jimmy Zanor, Middletown Press