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Avon gives up three home runs in 10-0 loss to Conard in five innings

Avon High baseball coach Jon Yolles speaks to the Falcons in a previous game. The Falcons fell to 1-2 after losing to Conard Friday.

AVON, April 13 – Conard High pitcher Dominic Niman allowed just two hits and struck out five as the Chieftains earned their second win of the season with a 10-0 win in five innings over the Avon High baseball team on Friday at Buckingham Field.

The game was ended after five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule.

Conard’s James Farley hit a pair of home runs and drove in three runs. Colby Jones had a home run and two hits while Mathew Langevin was 2-for-4 with a double for Conard (2-1, 0-0 CCC West Colonial).

Avon pitcher Connor Harris gave up 10 hits and three home runs. He struck out six. Jake Coppen and Ryan Ollestad had singles for the Falcons (1-2, 0-0 CCC West Patriot).

Avon returns to action on Saturday when they host Glastonbury at Buckingham Field beginning at 4 p.m.

Conard 10, Avon 0 (5)
At Avon
Conard (2-1)       231  22  — 10-10-3
Avon (1-2)           000  00  — 0-2-5
Dominic Niman and unknown; Connor Harris, Kyle Zarwanski (5) and Ryan Ollestad; WP: Niman; LP: Harris (0-2); 2B: Matthew Langevin (Co), HR: James Farley (Co) 2, Colby Jones (Co)

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