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Connecticut D3 Top 10: Plenty of movement this week; Staples back in top spot

Connecticut Division 3 Poll

RankTeamPR*WLT
1Staples1611
2Lyman Hall/H-k/Coginchaug5630
3Sheehan1710
4Eastern CT Eagles7510
5Enfiield/EG/Stafford6430
6Wilton9300
7Tri-Town2220
8Newington Co-op4520
9WMRPNR340
10Daniel Hand8350

Staples (6-1-1), the #1 team two weeks ago, reclaims the top spot in this week’s HNIB News Connecticut D3 Top 10 after wins over Trumbull and Norwalk-McMahon. They have road games this week against St. Joseph (Tuesday) and D1 Darien (Thursday).

A big win over #3 Sheehan (7-1-0) catapults Lyman Hall/H-K/Coginchaug (6-3-0) to #2. LH also got past Housatonic. Only one game this week, at Newtown on Friday.

Sheehan had a win over Joel Barlow and looks to Daniel Hand Wednesday and WMRP Saturday.

Another big mover is the Eastern CT Eagles (5-1-0), up to #4 after a win over Enfield (6-5). The Eagles play Tri-Town (Wednesday) and Mt. Everett of Mass. (Saturday).

Enfield/EG/Stafford (4-3-0) stands at #5. The co-op had a win over BBD this past week. They take on Tri-Town today (Monday), face South Hadley of Mass. Wednesday and battle Hall/Southington on Saturday in a busy week.

Wilton (3-0-0) jumps up to #6 and is yearning to go, not having played since January 3. A three-game week is scheduled with Westhill-Stamford (Wednesday), Greenwich (Friday) and Milford (Saturday).

WMRP (3-4-0) enters the poll this week at #9. They take on Norwalk-McMahon (Monday) and Sheehan (Saturday).

HNIB Staff
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