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Connecticut D3 Top 10: #1 Staples, #2 Lyman Hall set to meet Wednesday

Connecticut Division 3 Poll

2Lyman Hall/H-k/Coginchaug2730
3Eastern CT Eagles4611
8Newington Co-op8620
9Daniel Hand10350

A pair of impressive wins over St. Joseph (8-1) and Darien (4-1) keeps Staples (8-1-1) firmly entrenched in the #1 spot in this week’s HNIB News Connnecticut D3 Top 10.

#2 Lyman Hall/H-K/Coginchaug (7-3-0) edged Newtown (3-2) in its only action of this past week, its second straight overtime win.

This Wednesday, the top two teams will face off in a showdown set for 8pm at the Milford Ice Pavilion. Lyman Hall also has Masuk (Saturday), while Staples will see Trinity Catholic, also on Saturday.

The Eastern CT Eagles (6-1-1) move up to #3 after a win over Tri-Town 8-5. The Eagles also had a tie with Massachusetts opponent Mt. Everett. They get the Redhawks on Wednesday before a rematch Friday with Tri-Town.

Tri-Town (4-3-0) moves up to #5 despite the loss, having knocked off #7 Enfield Co-op (3-2) and Woodstock Academy (5-4), both in overtime.

#4 Sheehan was tripped up by #6 WMRP (3-2). Sheehan faces #8 Newington Co-op (6-2-0) on Wednesday and Housatonic (Friday). WMRP, who also beat Norwalk-McMahon, will see Hall-Southington (Wednesday) and Barlow (Saturday).

Daniel Hand (3-5-0) is at #9 this week, while BBD (5-4-1) slides into the #10 spot this week.

HNIB Staff
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