AVON, February 18 – Junior All-State guard Sarah Benedetti scored 25 of her game-high 32 points in the first half as the Canton girls basketball team beat Avon for the first time since 1999 with a dominating 56-34 victory on Thursday night in the regular season finale for both team. The Warriors (14-6, 12-4 NCCC) earned the No. 2 seed in this weekend’s NCCC Tournament with the victory.
Bolton earned the top seed in the NCCC Tournament by winning the league title with a 15-1 record. Avon, Canton and Ellington finished tied for second with 12-4 records. Canton earned the No. 2 seed with its wins over Ellington and Avon while Avon slips in at No. 3.