High School Football

High School Football: New Canaan, Southington Top State, Area Ratings

High School Football: New Canaan, Southington Top State, Area Ratings

It is a new high school football season, but New Canaan is back in a familiar spot in The Courant state ratings.

The Rams, who defeated Windsor for the Class L title a year ago, open the season as the No. 1 team in the state top 10. They anchor an FCIAC sweep of the top three spots.

Darien, which won the Class LL title last year over Ridgefield and finished No. 1 in the final ratings of 2016, is second. Ridgefield comes in at No. 3 and gets a rematch with Darien on Friday.  

Southington is the top team in the area ratings. After losing to Darien in the semifinals, the Blue Knights bring back plenty of starters and kick things off at No. 4 in the state. Windsor...

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