Amity remains No. 1 after staying undefeated having won its last 18 games (as of Monday morning) dating back to the 2015 Southern Connecticut Conference tournament. The Spartans have the longest active win streak in Connecticut.
Berlin jumps up three spots to No. 3 after another perfect week knocking Hamden, which lost its first game of the year to Shelton, down to No. 4.
Sheehan took two losses but didn’t budge from the No. 5 spot and South Windsor’s win over then No. 8 East Catholic jumped the Bobcats up four spots to No. 6.
Southington returns to the top 10 after a week absence and a win over Northwest Catholic and Bristol Eastern makes its first appearance of the year at No. 9.
Montville fell back to No. 10 after a loss to streaking East Lyme. The Vikings have now won seven in a row.
Northwest Catholic and East Catholic both drop out after losses last week.
Last week: Def. Sheehan 3-1, Shelton 12-0 and Daniel Hand 8-6.
Bottom line: Make that 18 straight wins for the mighty Spartans entering Monday.
Last week: Def. Norwich Free Academy 17-1, Old Lyme 14-2, Killingly 8-4, Plainfield 12-0.
Bottom line: The Lancers are averaging 11 runs per game.
Last week: Def. Newington 5-4, Bristol Central 2-0, Rocky Hill 2-0.
Bottom line: Six of the Redcoats’ wins are by two runs or less.
Last week: Lost to Shelton 5-1; Def. Notre Dame-West Haven 2-1, Abbott Tech 7-2 and Joel Barlow 9-1.
Bottom line: Loss to Shelton just a blip in what is already a special season for the Green Dragons.
Last week: Lost to Amity 3-1, Cheshire 9-0; Def. Cromwell 4-1.
Bottom line: Titans stay put after a tough week.
|6. South Windsor||9-1||0||294||10||LL|
Last week: Lost to Tolland 8-5; Def. RHAM 12-1, East Catholic 6-5.
Bottom line: The Bobcats turned some heads with their win over East Catholic.
Last week: Lost to Fairfield Warde 8-2; Def. Ridgefield 3-1, Norwich Free Academy 6-5.
Bottom line: The Blue Wave won the week against three quality opponents.
Last week: Def. Northwest Catholic 6-1, Farmington 5-4 and Bristol Central 3-2.
Bottom line:The Blue Knights are back after one week absence and a convincing win over Northwest Catholic.
|9. Bristol Eastern||8-1||0||241||NR||L|
Last week: Def. Plainville 7-4, Platt 11-1 and Wethersfield 4-3.
Bottom line: The Lancers’ lone loss was in nine innings to Tolland on April 11.
Last week: Lost to East Lyme 8-7; Def. Woodstock Academy 9-1, Stonington 4-3.
Bottom line:The Indians went 4-1 on recent five-game home stand. All three of this week’s games are on the road.
Northwest Catholic (4), East Catholic (8).
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
Northwest Catholic (8-2) 232; East Catholic (8-2) 227; Oxford (10-2) 68; Ellington (9-1) 67; New Britain (8-2) 63; Haddam-Killingworth (11-2) 53; Pomperaug (9-2) 51; New Milford (10-2) 27; St. Paul Catholic (11-2) 23; Fitch (8-3) 21; Holy Cross (10-3), Fairfield Warde (8-5), Ridgefield (8-4) 18; Danbury (8-4) 17; Trumbull (7-4) 14; Norwalk (7-5) 12; Fairfield Prep (5-5), Masuk (8-4) 10.
The following voted
Marc Allard, Norwich Bulletin; Bill Bloxom, HAN Network; Jim Bransfield, Middletown Press; Mike DiMauro, The Day of New London; Ed DiPersio, Connecticut High School All Star Baseball; Scott Ericson, Stamford Advocate; Martin Fiori, East Catholic; Francesco Graziano Jr., CPTV Sports; Ken Lipshez, Meriden Record-Journal; Mike Madera, Elm City Newspapers; Dave Phillips, Shoreline Newspapers; Dave Ruden, The Ruden Report; Mike Suppe, HAN Network; Derek Turner, GameTimeCT; Tom Yantz, Hartford Courant; Jimmy Zanor, Middletown Press.
Poll compiled by: Derek Turner.