In close balloting by state coaches in the 2018 soundRUNNER CT High School Coaches XC Pre-Season Poll released today, the Hall Boys and Glastonbury Girls teams garnered the most votes in a ranking of state teams available at: 2018_CT_HS_XC_Poll_Vote_Results
The Hall Boys team totaled the most overall votes with 54 while the defending CIAC State Open champion Xavier Boys team gained 52 votes but received the most 1st Place Votes with five compared to one for Hall. The remaining top ten schools included Staples, Danbury, Tolland, Glastonbury, Shelton, New Milford, Pomperaug, Fairfield Warde and Haddam-Killingworth.
The defending CIAC State Open champion Glastonbury Girls team gained 99 votes with six 1st Place Votes to edge the runner-up Danbury Girls team with 84 votes and five 1st Place Votes. The remaining top ten schools included Pomperaug, Immaculate, Guilford, Trumbull, Hall, Greenwich, Avon and Wilton.
All Connecticut CIAC XC Coaches are invited to register to vote for the top ten boys and girls cross country teams this season on a periodic basis. With sponsorship by soundRUNNER with stores in Branford, Fairfield, Glastonbury and Old Saybrook, MySportsResults.com is pleased to host the poll submission and results. Ron Knapp will compile voting submissions and post the results to MySportsResults.com that will be readily available for all readers.
Any coach interested in participating in the polling this season can register using the 2018 CT XC Coaches Poll Sign-Up form. Coaches must provide a valid email address on the form to receive further emails about the next poll. Coaches who have already registered do not need to register again for further polls.
All comments and questions about the contents of the poll should be sent to poll manager Ron Knapp at email @ firstname.lastname@example.org