CT Coaches Poll Recap

The Woodbridge Running Company  CT Cross Country Coaches' Poll was released yesterday.  To check out the complete poll, go to www.ctxcpoll.com.  

With the season at the halfway point, CT Milesplit has broken down the why these teams deserve their rankings.  Four of the top boys and two of the top girls teams will compete at the Wickham Invitational this Saturday.  CT Milesplit will be there will coverage.   

Boys Teams

1. Staples            Defeats Danbury 23-38 in a dual meet.  Finished 3rd at Bowdoin XC Classic in NY and won                               at Stratton Brook.

2.  Hall               Took 5th at Bowdoin Classic and won Windham.  Competing at Wickham.

3.  Xavier            Finished 5th at Bowdoin without their #1 Robbie Cozean who is now healthy. Competing at                             Wickham.

4. Fairfield Warde Took 9th at Bowdoin Classic. Crushed sectioned B teams at Suffern Invite.

5.  Amity             Won Wilton Invite and took 6th at Ocean Invite. Competing at Saint Anthony this weekend.

6.  Haddam-Killingworth         Won at Six Flags Wild Safari Invitational in New Jersey.  Won section B at                                    Suffern Invite and took 5th at Ocean State.

7.  Danbury       Lost to #1 ranked Staples where they didn't run 3 of their top 7. Competing at St.                                              Anthony's this weekend.

8.  Fairfield Prep     Finished 3rd at Wilton, but defeated Amity in a dual meet.  Will compete at Thetford                                    Invite this weekend.

9. Tolland        Won the Division 1 race at Ocean State, competing at Wickham. 

10. Immaculate        Won Nonnewaug Invite over Cheshire and New Milford.  Undefeated in SWC.  Wickham                          seeded races this weekend.

Girl's Teams

1. Glastonbury       Won Maine Festival of Champions and 4th at Ocean State. Competing at Wickham.

2.  Pomperaug       Won Wilton Invite 3 weeks ago, no other Invites on schedule.  Will face Immaculate next week.

3.  Immaculate      Wins big at Nonnewaug Invitational.  Wickham this weekend.

4.  Ridgefield          Beats #5 Greenwich on a 28-28 tiebreaker, but lost to Ludlow yesterday.  No invites scheduled.

5. Greenwich          Lost to Ridgefield on a tie breaker, but beat Ludlow 26-29. Finished as 3rd CT at Wilton Invite while missing 2 of their top 5.

6.  E.O. Smith           Won Windham Invite and finished 2nd at Ocean State Varsity 2 race.

7. Haddam-Killingworth  Wins Six Flags Wild Safari Invitational in New Jersey.  2nd at Suffern Invite, NY

8.  Avon                    Won Winding Trails and CT River Valley Invites.  3rd at Haddad- Windham.

9.  Danbury               Defeated Ridgefield two weeks ago, won Amherst Invitational, MA.  Will compete at St. Anthony's, NY this weekend.

10.  Guilford               2nd CT team at Wilton Invite ahead of Ludlowe and Greenwich.