Southington remains No. 1 in the latest Top 10 Poll as the CIAC state tournament gets underway this week.
Last week’s results: Defeated New Britain 15-0.
Bottom line: The Blue Knights, the two-time defending Class LL champions, have won 66 straight games.
Last week’s results: Defeated Lyman Memorial 5-4, NFA 6-0 and Stonington 2-1 .
Bottom line: The Falcons were tested but ultimately prevailed as ECC champions. Junior pitcher Caroline Taber was named the tournament’s MVP.
|3. ST. JOSEPH
Last week’s results: Defeated Westhill 12-1 and Stamford 2-1.
Bottom line: The Cadets won the FCIAC tournament championship for the second straight season.
Last week’s results: Defeated Holy Cross 2-0 and Seymour 2-1 (8).
Bottom line: The Wolverines captured the NVL tournament title in their first year in the league.
Last week’s results: Defeated Foran 7-0 and lost to Amity 3-0 .
Bottom line: The Rams were blanked by Amity in the SCC tournament semifinals. Cheshire defeated the Spartans by scores of 8-1 and 8-0 during the regular season.
Last week’s results: Defeated Mercy 7-0, Cheshire 3-0 and Lauralton Hall 3-0.
Bottom line: The Spartans did not allow a run en route to their eighth SCC championship.
Last week’s results: Lost to Stamford 4-2.
Bottom line: The Blue Wave were ousted by Stamford in the FCIAC semifinals. Darien is the No. 3 seed for this week’s Class LL state tournament.
|8. LAURALTON HALL
Last week’s results: Defeated Hand 5-3, Sheehan 3-1 and lost to Amity 3-0.
Bottom line: The Crusaders fell short in their bid to win the SCC title in their first season as league members.
Last week’s results: Def. Torrington 3-1 and lost to Oxford 2-1 (8).
Bottom line: Two of the Wildcats’ four losses have been to Oxford.
Last week’s results: Def. Lewis Mills 8-2.
Bottom line: The Bears begin defense of their Class S title Monday at home against SMSA.
Dropped out: Mercy (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
North Branford (20-3), 145; Norwich Free Academy (16-5), 126; Mercy (14-7), 124; East Granby (20-1), 81; Newtown (19-4), 73; South Windsor (16-3), 63; Rockville (16-4), 41; Stamford (18-4), 40; Sheehan (16-6), 37; Torrington (16-5), 36; Rocky Hill (16-4), 26; Suffield (16-6), 11; Berlin (16-4) and East Haven (14-7), 8; Newington (15-5), Stonington (17-6) and Windsor (16-4), 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.