Falcons nip Simsbury to win Avon Invitational for first time

Golf ballAVON, April 30 – The Avon High boys golf team won the third annual Avon Invitational golf tournament for the first time Friday with a one stroke win over Simsbury, 300 to 301 at Blue Fox Run golf course. Avon’s Jake Avery was the tournament medalist with an even par 70.

Berlin was third with 306 in the 18-hole event while Suffield took fourth place (309) in the 15-team event. The Falcons are off to a 5-0 start in their first season in the Central Connecticut Conference including a 1-0 start in the CCC Central White division.

2016 Avon Invitational
At Blue Fox Golf Course
Team results – 1. Avon 300, 2. Simsbury 301, 3. Berlin 306, 4. Suffield 309, 5. Farmington 321, 6. Wethersfield 321, 7. Litchfield 329, 8. Cromwell, 329, 9. Granby 336, 10. Northwest Catholic, 339, 11. Lewis Mills 342, 12. Coventry 366, 13. East Granby 376, 14. Northwestern 378, 15. Bolton 418
Medalist: Jake Avery, Avon, 70 at Blue Fox Run; 2. Nick Knisel, SImsbury 73
Other Avon scores: Tyler Hahn 76, Rick Gorman 76

 

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