The Trumbull volleyball team capped a tremendous run through the CIAC Class LL tournament with its first state championship and that performance propelled the Eagles to the top of the final Connecticut coaches state poll for 2019
Trumbull, which finished 21-4, was not ranked at the end of the regular season, but grabbed 12 first-place votes and 490 points after winning the state title. The Eagles finished just four points ahead of Class L champ Avon (23-2), which also received 12 first-place votes and had 486 points.
Class M champion Seymour (24-1) finished fourth, and Class S champion Lyman Memorial (21-3) finished sixth.
|7 (tie)||BRISTOL EASTERN||23-2||176||2||L|
|Others receiving votes: Waterford (21-6) 72, Coventry (23-1) 38, Woodstock Academy (19-6) and Hale Ray (22-4) 22.|
|Coaches Voting: Jack Biggs, East Lyme; Angie Kumm, Berlin; Steve Goodrich, SMSA; Jon Shepro, Staples; Tony Nocera, New Milford; Nicole Trommelan, Trumbull; Rich Heitz, Southington; Jeff Babineau, St. Joseph; Steve Lapham, Greenwich; Curt Burns, Avon; Cathy Federowicz, Seymour; Harold Branstrom, Montville; Michael Stango, Kennedy; Judy Joslin, Enfield; Kaura Arena, Farmington; Tony Sanith, Glastonbury; Mike Smeriglio, Stamford; Steve Banks, Fitch; Adaeze Merah, Bulkeley; Michelle Abraham, New Britain; Craig Brown, East Haven; Steh Davis, Amity; Tim Guernsey, RHAM; Peter Georgiou, Brien McMahon; Kerry Roller, Conard; Kevin Savejs, Maloney.
Compiled by Tim Guernsey, RHAM.