A week ago, Simsbury (0-2) challenged No. 11 Southington, dropped one spot to No. 12 despite a 21-7 victory. This week, the Trojans will face a top 10 team when they travel to East Hartford to face the Hornets, who are ranked No. 6 in the latest New Haven Register/GameTimeCT top 10 coaches poll.
East Hartford outlasted Conard-West Hartford last week, 25-16. Quarterback Raquan Tompkins was 10-of-16 for 211 yards and 3 TD passes to lead the Hornets. East Hartford also got the job done on defense with a pair of blocked punts. Simsbury did force two Southington turnovers in the loss to the Blue Knights.
The big game of the week will be No. 3 Darien traveling to challenge No. 1 St. Joseph in Trumbull on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
Canton (0-2) will look for their first victory on Friday night when they travel to Coventry to face the Patriot co-op team with Coventry, Windham Tech, Bolton and Lyman Memorial. Granby (1-1) will host Old Saybrook/Westbrook at 7 p.m. at the Bear’s Den on Friday night. In another CCC clash, Farmington (1-1) will travel to Windsor on Friday night for a 7 p.m. contest.
On Saturday, Avon (0-2) travels to Hebron to face RHAM at 1 p.m. while Lewis Mills (0-2) will host Cromwell/Portland beginning at 1 p.m.
|Week 3, Monday, September 17, 2018
The New Haven Register and GameTime CT’s week 2 football top 10 poll. 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.
|1. St. Joseph (14)||2-0||856||1||M|
|2. Greenwich (8)||2-0||832||2||LL|
|3. Darien (4)||2-0||780||3||LL|
|4. Hand (3)||2-0||754||4||L|
|6. East Hartford||2-0||535||6||LL|
|7. New Canaan||1-1||459||7||LL|
|8. Killingly (1)||2-0||393||8||M|
|Others receiving votes: Newtown (2-0), 326; Southington (2-0), 298; Maloney (2-0), 278; Ansonia (2-0), 231; Berlin (2-0), 214; North Haven (2-0), 150; Fairfield Prep (2-0), 126; Middletown (2-0), 60; Brookfield (2-0), 24; Sheehan (2-0), 23; Windsor (1-1), 15; RHAM (2-0), 9; Cromwell/Portland (2-0), 8; Seymour (2-0) and Windham High (2-0) 7|
|The following voted: Bob Barton, New Haven Register; Nate Brown, Fox61; Bill Bloxsom, Hersam Acorn Newspapers; Sean Patrick Bowley, GameTimeCT; Kyle Brennan, Freelance; Doug Bonjour, Connecticut Post; Gerry deSimas Jr., Collinsville Press; Mike DiMauro, The Day of New London; Erik Dobratz, WTNH-8; Scott Ericson, Stamford Advocate; Ned Griffen, The Day of New London; Shelby Iava, New Britain Herald; Mark Jaffee, Republican-American of Waterbury; Ryan Lacey, Danbury News-Times; Kyle Maher, Journal-Inquirer of Manchester; Pete Paguaga, GameTimeCT; John Pierson, WTNH-8; Noah Finz, CT Sports Now; Mike Madera, Walter Camp Football Foundation; Shawn McFarland, Hartford Courant; Joe Morelli, New Haven Register; John Nash, The Hour of Norwalk; Keith O’Brien, GameDay CT Sports; Dave Phillips, Shoreline Newspapers; Marc Robbins, CT Sports Now; Dave Ruden, The Ruden Report; Mike Suppe, Hersam-Acorn Newspapers; Rich Zalusky, The Chronicle of Willimantic; Jimmy Zanor, Norwich Bulletin; Joe Zone, WFSB-3
Did Not Vote: Dan Orencole, Bristol Press.