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Avon boys clinch share of NCCC title with win

AVON, Feb. 21 – The Avon High boys basketball clinched a share of its fifth NCCC championship in the last seven years with another close ballgame on Friday.

The Falcons (15-4, 12-0 NCCC) won their 15th straight game with a 63-58 victory over Enfield. Avon can win the league title outright with a win over Tolland on Tuesday at home. Zak Blawie scored 20 points to lead the Falcons while Joe Ives chipped in with 17. Avon’s last title was in 2007.

Gerry deSimas, Jr., is the editor and founder of The Collinsville Press. He is an award-winning writer and has been covering sports in Connecticut and New England for more than 30 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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