Undefeated Newtown remains No. 1 in the state field hockey coaches poll for the second consecutive week as the Nighthawks finished the regular season undefeated with a 4-0 win over Masuk on Monday.
Newtown (16-0) is one of three teams left in the state who are undefeated and untied. No. 2 Guilford, who received a first place vote, is 14-0. Wethersfield (13-0) is ranked 12th.
The Nighthawks face Joel Barlow on Saturday in the first round of the Southwest Conference tournament at 4 p.m. The semifinals are Tuesday with the championship set for Thursday.
Guilford closes out the regular season on Wednesday night at Haddam-Killingworth. Guilford opens the SCC Tournament in the quarterfinals on Saturday when they host Hamden. SCC semifinals are Tuesday with the final on Thursday.
The state tournament begins Monday, November 11.
Week 6, Monday, October 28, 2019
|1. Newtown (6)||16-0||150||1||L|
|2. Guilford (1)||14-0||138||2||M|
|4. Staples (1)||14-1||107||7||L|
|5. North Branford||14-0-1||82||6||S|
|9. New Canaan||14-2||57||3||L|
|Also receiving votes: Ridgefield (13-1) 28, Wethersfield (13-0) 25, Westbrook (12-1-3) 24|
|Coaches Voting: Matt Ariniello Immaculate, Janet Dickey Westbrook, Dawn Hough New Milford, Sandy Wickman Mason Granby, Kitty Palmer Guilford, Maureen Perkins Glastonbury, Jenna Tucchio Stonington, Kyle Seaburg Norwalk|