Hearst Connecticut’s sports staff rates the top regional high school football programs:
- New Canaan: Rams have not been held under 40 and have a defense to match.
- Ansonia: Arkeel Newsome is good at football, rest of Chargers pretty good, too.
- St. Joseph: The Cadets begin 6-week road trip at Wilton.
- Newtown: Newtown let up some points last week, see if New Milford can challenge them.
- Shelton: Gaels straight rolling, huge test vs Jesuits this week.
- Masuk: Masuk escaped Oxford, Pomperaug up next.
- Fairfield Prep: Jesuits looking to make statement against Shelton.
- Darien: Blue Wave had chances against St. Joe’s.
— Scott Ericson
VOTING: Doug Bonjour, Chris Brodeur, Scott Ericson, Dave Fierro, Rich Gregory, Ryan Lacey, Chris McNamee, Gene Moretti, Gary Rogo, Reid Walmak.