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Avon gets 12 hits in big win over Madison

MONTVILLE, July 23 – Avon’s Ian McDonald had a busy evening on Saturday. On the mound, he allowed just one hit and struck out four to help the Avon Major Division (ages 11-12) baseball All-Star team to a 11-1 win in four innings over Madison in the Section II tournament. At the plate, McDonald had a two-RBI home run and a two-run single.

With the win, Avon improves to 9-1 overall and 2-1 in the Section II tournament. Avon faces undefeated Glastonbury American (3-0) on Sunday evening.

Against Madison, Sean DelGallo had a single, double and one RBI while Kyle Emery had three singles and one RBI. Sam Leopold ripped a two-run home run while Jeremy Zarwanski added a double.

Avon 11, Madison 1 (4)
At Montville
Madison     010  0 – 1-1-x
Avon          233  3 – 11-12-x

Nuzzo and Pluchino; Ian McDonald and Evan Deckers, Ryan Nolan (3); 2B: Sean DelGallo (A), Jeremy Zarwanski (A); HR: McDonald (A), Leopold (A)

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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