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Rosow qualifes for State Open

MANCHESTER, Oct. 30 – The only Avon runner to qualify for the State Open was freshman Rachael Rosow, who finished 10th in the Class MM race with a time of 20:24. As a team, the Falcons finished in sixth place. The only freshman to finish in the top 20, Rosow beat E.O. Smith’s Miranda Cilfone and Wilton’s Alosha Southern with a late sprint to the finish.

On the boys side, Avon senior Chris Carlson finished 24th to lead the Falcon boys to an eighth place finish in Class MM.

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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