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FCIAC teams continue to dominate top 10 girls lacrosse poll

Top ranked Darien contines to challenge themselves against out-of-state competition. The Blue Wave (6-0) remain No. 1 in the latest Connecticut high school girls lacrosse coaches poll with all 13 first place votes.

Darien faces a pair of out-of-state foes this week when they tangle with Bishop Ireton from Virginia and Eastport-South Manor, N.Y. Two of Darien’s last three games have been against out-of-state foes. The Blue Wave beat Radnor, Pennsylvania, last week, 9-6.

New Canaan (6-1) remains at No. 2 after beating Longmeadow, Mass., for the first time in three years on Saturday with an 11-5 decision. Wilton (5-0) remains at No. 3. Cheshire (6-1) moved up one spot to No. 4 while Staples slipping to No. 5. Seven of the top 10 teams in the poll are from the FCIAC.

Pomperaug (7-0-1) is the only Class M team in the top 10 at No. 9. New Fairfield (6-0) is the only Class S team in the top 10. The Rebels are tied with Pomperaug at No. 9.

Undefeated Canton (5-0) was scheduled to challenge New Fairfield on Saturday but the game was postponed due to rain. The game was rescheduled for next Wednesday, May 1, at 5 p.m. in New Fairfield.

Week 3, Monday, April 22, 2019

Record                                    Rec     Pts          LW      Class

1. Darien (13) 6-0 130 1 L
2. New Canaan 6-1 116 2 L
3. Wilton 5-0 103 3 L
4. Cheshire 6-1 85 5 L
5. Staples 7-1 80 4 L
6. Greenwich 3-4 54 6 L
7. Ridgefield 3-3 45 t8 L
8. Fairfield Ludlowe 7-1 41 7 L
9. Pomperaug 7-0-1 22 t8 M
9. New Fairfield 6-0 22 10 S
Also receiving votes: Newtown (5-1-1) 11, Guilford (6-0) 2, North Branford (7-0) 2
Coaches voting: Jackie Ceccolini, Branford; Meg Cersosimo, Conard; Kris Cofiell, Glastonbury; Sean Cole, Canton; Lori Connelly, North Branford; Steve Coppock, Joel Barlow; Maura Flectcher, Newtown; Lisa Lindley, Darien; Meredith Meyran, Wilton; Karen Nell, New Fairfield; Phil Schneider, East Lyme; Danielle Tammaro, Pomperaug; Kristin Woods, New Canaan; Dan Warburton, Cheshire; Terri Ziemnicki, Granby

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