Southington, Fitch and St. Joseph remain in the top three spots in the latest Top 10 Softball Poll.
Last week’s results: Defeated Bristol Central 5-0, New Britain 19-0, Torrington 2-0 and Conard 15-0.
Bottom line: The Blue Knights have won 58 straight games. Southington was actually out-hit by Torrington in an interesting and competitive non-league contest.
Last week’s results: Defeated Bacon Academy 17-2, Ledyard 4-0 and East Lyme 10-0.
Bottom line: The Falcons host Norwich Free Academy (10-3) on Wednesday. Fitch won the first meeting 8-3 on April 28.
|3. ST. JOSEPH
Last week’s results: Defeated McMahon 7-0, Wilton 12-0 and Trumbull 7-1 .
Bottom line: Westhill (9-5) visits today, and then the Cadets travel to Fairfield Warde (10-5) on Wednesday.
Last week’s results: Defeated Shelton 10-3, Lauralton Hall 9-5 and North Haven 12-2 .
Bottom line: The Rams led Lauralton Hall 5-0 at one point. Cheshire travels to Amity on Wednesday. The Rams won the first meeting against the Spartans, 8-1 on April 27.
Last week’s results: Defeated Sacred Heart 16-0, Woodland 12-1 and Ansonia 15-0 .
Bottom line: The Wildcats have won 13 in a row. They host Oxford on Wednesday.
Last week’s results: Defeated Wilby 36-0, Sacred Heart 6-0 and Westhill 2-0.
Bottom line: The Wolverines have allowed just three runs all season, including one in a 1-0 loss to Seymour on April 17.
Last week’s results: Defeated Lyman Hall 13-0 and Sheehan 4-2 and lost to East Haven 4-3.
Bottom line: The Spartans visit Mercy today and host Cheshire on Wednesday.
|8. LAURALTON HALL
Last week’s results: Defeated Sacred Heart Academy 18-3, lost to Cheshire 9-5 and def. Foran 9-3 .
Bottom line: Key tests await this week at Mercy (Thursday) and home against Hand on Friday.
Last week’s results: Lost to Stamford 2-1 and defeated Trumbull 6-2 and Greenwich 6-0.
Bottom line: Despite the loss to Stamford, the Blue Wave remain in the Top 10, likely due to a quality win over Trumbull.
Last week’s results: Defeated Hamden 20-4 and West Haven 11-4 and lost to Hand 5-4 (8).
Bottom line: The Tigers can win the SCC Quinnipiac Division title with a victory over Lauralton Hall on Thursday.
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 (12-0), 156; Rockville (13-1), 144; Sheehan (10-4), 95; Torrington (10-3), 86; Trumbull (11-3), 58; Rocky Hill (10-2), 54; Norwich Free Academy (10-3), 37; East Granby (12-0) and Stamford (11-3), 36; North Branford (13-2), 33; Waterford (11-3), 30; East Haven (10-4) and Hand (10-4), 16; Newington (10-2), 14; Ellington (11-1), 10; South Windsor (10-3), 9; Watertown (11-3) and Windsor (10-2), 8.
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.