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Three semifinal games for Avon this week

CP canterbury a, graphicAll three of Avon’s three CIAC semifinal games have been scheduled.

The No. 11 seed Avon boys soccer team (15-1-3) will take on No. 18 South Windsor (12-6-1) on Monday night at 6 p.m. at Falcon Field in Meriden. The winner advances to the Class L championship game to play either No. 17 Branford (12-5-2) or No. 21 Joel Barlow (9-4-6). The Falcons shutout Guilford, 3-0 on Friday afternoon in a quarterfinal round victory.

In field hockey, No. 6 seed Avon (14-2-1) will take on No. 2 Hand (15-2-1) in the Class M semifinals on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m. at Cheshire High. The winner will move onto the championship game against either No. 1 Wilton (15-2-1) or No. 4 Lauralton Hall (14-2-1).

In girls soccer, No. 4 Avon (15-1-2) will take on No. 8 Mercy High in Middletown (12-3-3) in the Class L semifinals on Wednesday night at 6 p.m. at Falcon Field in Meriden.  Avon scored with one second remaining Saturday to eliminate defending Class L champion Guilford, 3-2 at Fisher Meadows in Avon.

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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