Avon nips Ellington for first win; Canton tops Granby for 6th straight victory

Avon goalie Olivia Donahue made 13 saves Tuesday against Ellington as the Falcons won their first game of the season.

AVON, April 18 – Emma Coran and Mollie Morrison each scored three goals as the Avon High girls lacrosse team won their first game of the season with a tight 10-9 victory over Ellington at the high school on Tuesday.

Sydney Walters, Olivia Jackson, Olivia Zaptaka and Rachel Spivak also scored for the Falcons (1-1). Goalie Olivia Donahue made 13 saves in net to secure the victory.

Avon returns to the field on Monday when they travel to Holden Field in Simsbury for a 4 p.m. contest with the Trojans.

Avon 10, Ellington 9
At Avon
Ellington (3-4)                  xx  xx       9
Avon (1-1)                       xx  xx       10
Goals: Emma Coran (A) 3, Mollie Morrison (A) 3, Sydney Walters (A), Olivia Jackson (A), Olivia Zapatka (A), Rachel Spivak (A); Samantha Curtis (E), Catherine Bedson (E), Caroline Casey (E), Abby Magnuson (E), Abby Whitley (E) 5; Saves – Olivia Donahue (A) 13, Gina Carrell (E) 4

Canton 15, Granby 12
GRANBY, April 18 – Grace Giancola had a game-high six goals while teammate Abby Charron added five as the defending Class S champion Warriors remained undefeated with a 15-12 NCCC victory over Granby on Tuesday.

Canton (6-0, 4-0 NCCC) has won a school-record 12 matches in a row. Julianna Iovine had two goals for the Warriors while Ashley Huff and Ashley Potter also scored goals. Goalie Courtney Lefave made four saves to earn the victory in net.

Canton returns to the field on Saturday to take on Old Lyme (3-1) on the road beginning at 11 a.m. in a challenging non-league contest.

Canton 15, Granby 12
At Granby
Canton (6-0)                    xx  xx       15
Granby (3-3)                    xx  xx       12
Goals: Grace Giancola (C) 6, Abby Charron (C) 5, Julianna Iovine (C) 2, Ashley Huff (C), Ashley Potter (C); Olivia McDougall (G) 3, Abby Phillips (G) 2, Jaira Paine (G) 2, Brigitte DeGagne (G) 2, Elsie Phillips (G), Alana King (G), Olivia DeGray (G); Saves: Courtney Lefave (C) 4, Haley Terva (G) 7

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