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Avon opens Class L tournament on Tuesday hosting Middletown

AVON, Feb. 25 — Defending Class M champion Avon is the No. 3 seed in the 31-team Class L girls basketball tournament.

The Falcons, Fairfield Warde and Kolbe Cathedral of Bridgeport all finished 20-0. Avon opens the tournament on Tuesday by hosting No. 30 Middletown (8-12).

With a win, the Falcons would move onto the second round and host either No. 19 Platt-Meriden (12-8) or No. 14 Windsor (14-6) on Thursday, March 5.

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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