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Darien remains unanimous No. 1 in weekly state girls lacrosse poll

For the third consecutive week, Darien (10-1) remains the unanimous selection at the top ranked team in the state coaches weekly top 10 girls lacrosse poll.

The Blue Wave, who were ranked No. 2 in the nation in the most recent U.S. Lacrosse National Top 25 poll, dropped their first game of the season to Manhassett, N.Y., last Thursday, 13-12 on a goal with 30 seconds remaining. Manhasset was ranked No. 3 in the country.

Darien, who has won 98 consecutive matches against Connecticut teams, got back on the winning track with an 13-6 win over No. 2 New Canaan with six unanswered goals in the final 8:56 of the contest.

The top four teams and seven of the top 10 teams in the poll are from the FCIAC.

State Girls Lacrosse Poll

The state top 10 girls lacrosse poll as voted by coaches from across Connecticut. First place votes in parentheses. Compiled by Phil Schneider of East Lyme

Week 3, Monday, April 30

Team Record Pts. LW
1. Darien (14) 10-1 140 1
2. New Canaan 7-2 125 2
3. Wilton 8-2 112 3
4. Greenwich 10-0 99 4
5. Cheshire 9-1 80 5
6. Daniel Hand 8-2 58 8
7. Ridgefield 7-3 54 9
8. Branford 10-1 42 t6
9. Fairfield Ludlowe 7-3 26 t10
10. Fairfield Warde 8-3 20 t6
Also receiving votes: Pomperaug (9-2) 7; New Fairfield (9-2) 1, Joel Barlow (8-2) 1, Glastonbury (4-4) 1
Coaches voting: Sean Cole, Canton; Dan Warburton, Cheshire; Meg Cersosimo, Conard; Kevin Siedlecki, Hand; Lisa Lindley, Darien; Phil Schneider, East Lyme; Tom Davis, Fairfield Warde; Jeff Manaresi, Farmington; Kris Cofiell, Glastonbury; Terri Ziemnicki, Granby; Kristin Woods, New Canaan; Maura Fletcher, Newtown; Lori Connelly, North Branford; Danielle Tammaro, Pomperaug; Meredith Meyran, Wilton


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