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Horbatuck sparks undefeated Falcons to win over Dragons

AVON, March 4 — Defending Class M champion Avon beat No. 30 Middletown (8-12) in the Class L girls basketball tournament opener for both teams Wednesday, 59-45.

Lindsay Horbatuck had 18 points, 17 rebounds and six steals for the No. 3 Falcons (24-0). Avon will host No. 14 Windsor (15-6) on Friday night at 7 p.m. Ariana France has 12 points for Avon while Lauren Primovic added 10, including seven free throws.

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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