Canton to battle Burlington in D6 semi; Avon faces Granby to remain in tourney

Avon’s Major Division (ages 11-12) baseball team lost to Burlington Monday night in the District 6 tournament but remain alive in the double-elimination tournament.

BURLINGTON, July 10 – One semifinal is set for the District 6 Little League Major Division (ages 11-12) baseball tournament. Burlington beat Avon on Monday, 12-1, to earn a spot in Tuesday’s semifinal against Canton in Plymouth.

The winner of Tuesday’s semifinal gets a berth in Thursday’s District 6 championship game. The loser of Tuesday night’s game drops into the consolation bracket.

Avon (4-2) remains alive in the double-elimination tournament will face Granby (4-2) on Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. in Terryville. The loser will be eliminated from the tournament. Avon is the two-time defending District 6 champion.

District 6 Major Baseball (ages 11-12)
Championship bracket
Sunday, July 9
Game 1: Avon 17, Granby 14
Game 2: Canton 16, Torrington 6
Monday, July 10
Game 3: Burlington 12, Avon 1
Tuesday, July 11
Game 5: Canton vs. Burlington at Terryville, 8
Thursday, July 13
Game 8: Final – Winner game 5 vs. winner game 7 at Terryville, 6 p.m.
Friday, July 14
Game 9: Final, if necessary at Terryville, 6 p.m.

Consolation bracket
Monday, July 10
Game 4: Granby 8, Torrington 6 (Torrington eliminated)
Tuesday, July 11
Game 6: Avon 9, Granby 7
Wednesday, July 12
Game 7: Avon vs. loser game 5, 5:45 p.m. at Burlington

Round robin play, final standings
Pool A

Team W L
x-Burlington 4 0
x-Granby 3 1
Simsbury 2 2
Terryville 1 3
Tri-Town 0 4

 

Pool B

Team W L
x-Torrington 3 1
x-Canton 3 1
x-Avon 3 1
East Granby 1 3
Harwinton 04 4

x-advanced to double elimination portion of the tournament

Photos of Avon vs. East Granby earlier in the tournament

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