Week 1 rankings: Masuk, Xavier open big

Opening week in Connecticut didn't feature many surprises, as most of the teams in the POWERADE state rankings won easily. Masuk lived up to its No. 1 ranking, as the offense was unstoppable in a 49-14 win over Oxford. No. 2 Xavier was equally impressive, hammering Notre Dame-West Haven, 36-7. Pomperaug and Cheshire both break into the top 10 after winning big on opening weekend.

  1. Masuk, 1-0 — Defeated Oxford, 49-14 (last week: No. 1)

  2. Xavier, 1-0 — Defeated Notre Dame-West Haven, 36-7 (last week: No. 2)

  3. New Canaan, 1-0 — Defeated Bassick, 49-6 (last week: No. 3)

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