Southington and Fitch again occupy the top two spots in the latest Top 10 softball Poll. Cheshire and St. Joseph are tied for No. 3.
Last week’s results: Defeated NW Catholic 13-0, Farmington 42-0, Wethersfield 10-0 and Hall 20-0 and 19-0.
Bottom line: The Blue Knights have won 63 straight games. Southington visits Simsbury (Monday) and Newington on Wednesday.
Last week’s results: Defeated Woodstock Academy 10-0, NFA 6-0 and New London 20-0.
Bottom line: The Falcons have won 44 straight regular season games. Fitch can complete an unbeaten regular season for the second straight year with victories over Lyman Memorial (Monday) and Bacon Academy (Wednesday).
|T3. ST. JOSEPH
Last week’s results: Defeated Westhill 6-1, Warde 7-0, Bassick 12-0.
Bottom line: The Cadets visit Trinity Catholic (Monday), host New Canaan (Wednesday) and travel to Bridgeport Central (Friday) to conclude the regular season.
Last week’s results: Defeated Lyman Hall 20-3, Amity 8-0 and Career 15-0 .
Bottom line: The final week of the regular season won’t be an easy one for the Rams. Cheshire faces Foran (Monday), Hand (Wednesday), Lauralton Hall (Thursday), in addition to North Haven on Friday.
Last week’s results: Defeated St. Paul 2-0, Seymour 1-0 (14), Ansonia 4-2 .
Bottom line: The Wolverines have won 12 straight since losing to Seymour on April 17. The rematch was a classic, and the teams could meet twice more this season.
Last week’s results: Defeated Wilton 13-0, Ludlowe 6-1 and Staples 11-0.
Bottom line: The Blue Wave defeated Westhill 2-1 on April 12, while the team above Darien, Oxford, shutout the Vikings 2-0 on May 8.
Last week’s results: Defeated Amity 2-1, Lauralton Hall 5-2 and Law 10-3 .
Bottom line: The Tigers captured their fourth straight SCC Quinnipiac Division title. Mercy has not lost a division game since 2011.
Last week’s results: Lost to Oxford 1-0 (14), defeated Derby 8-1, and lost to Westhill 4-3 .
Bottom line: The Wildcats play a non-conference contest at Lewis Mills (5-10) on Thursday.
|9. LAURALTON HALL
Last week’s results: Def. Hamden 8-0, lost to Mercy 5-2, and def. Hand 13-0.
Bottom line: The Crusaders have won both games against Hand (12-5) by a combined score of 22-2.
Last week’s results: Lost to Mercy 2-1 and Cheshire 8-0 and def. North Haven 14-0.
Bottom line: The Spartans snapped a three-game losing skid by shutting out North Haven.
Dropped out: None.
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
Thomaston (15-0), 169; Torrington (13-3), 126; North Branford (15-2), 63; Rockville (13-3), 54; Norwich Free Academy (12-4), 52; Hand (12-5), 47; East Granby (15-0), 45; Newington (14-2), 44; East Haven (12-5), 35; Ellington (13-2) and South Windsor (13-3), 22; Maloney (13-4), 20; Sheehan (12-5), 18; Rocky Hill (13-3), 16; Barlow (13-5), 14; Berlin (13-3), 10; Newtown (14-4), 9; Middletown (13-4), Tolland (12-4), Trumbull (13-4), 8; Griswold (14-3), 7.
The following voted
Amanda Acampora, Lauralton Hall; Mary Albl, Fairfield Minuteman; Marc Allard, Norwich Bulletin; Scott Aresco, Maloney; Doug Bonjour, Connecticut Post; Tony Calcagni, Coginchaug; George DeMaio, WELI; Vickie Fulkerson, The Day of New London; Mike Madera, Elm City Newspapers; Ken Pereiras, Seymour; Mike Pucci, New Haven Register; Lori Riley, Hartford Courant; Mike Suppe, Hersam-Acorn; Liz Sutman, Waterford; Peter Vander Veer, Hersam-Acorn; Peter Wallace, Register Citizen; Jimmy Zanor, Middletown Press.