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Connecticut D3 Top 10: Eastern CT Eagles assume #1 slot

Connecticut Division 3 Poll

1Eastern CT Eagles21222
4Lyman Hall/H-K/Coginchaug41360
5Newington Co-op71250

The Eastern CT Eagles (12-2-2) slide into the top spot in the latest Connecticut D3 Top 10 rankings, after a big win over previous #1 Sheehan (3-1), and a victory over Milford (6-4). The Eagles have another big one Wednesday with the red-hot #5 Newington Co-op, then will see WMRP (Saturday) and SGWL (Sunday).

#2 Sheehan (15-3-0) did respond well with wins over Lyman Hall/H-K/Coginchaug (3-2) and BBD (7-4). Sheehan has Tri-Town on Saturday.

#3 Staples (10-5-2) dropped a pair of games to D1 heavies Greenwich (5-0) and Ridgefield (2-1). North Branford (Tuesday) and Wilton (Thursday) are up this week.

#4 Lyman Hall/H-K/Coginchaug (13-6-0) is hanging tough. The Trojans did have a solid win over BBD (8-1). Their regular season finale is Saturday vs. Shepaug.

A solid stretch that now features a six-game winning streak propels Newington Co-op to #5. After seeing #1 ECE, Newington has E.O. Smith/Tolland on Saturday.

Rounding out this week’s rankings are #6 WMRP (11-6-1), #7 Tri-Town (10-6-1), #8 Enfield/EG/Stafford (10-7-0), #9 BBD (6-10-1) and #10 Norwalk/McMahon (7-11-0).

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