AVON, April 11 – Will Boone hit a pair of home runs and drove in five runs to lead the Avon High baseball team to their first victory of the season with a 7-2 decision over Enfield in Central Connecticut Conference play.
Tied at 2-2, Boone hit his first home run of the game, a two-run shot, over the left field fence in the third inning to give the Falcons a 4-2 lead. In the fifth, Boone’s three-run home run over the right field fence increased the lead to 7-2. Boone was 2-for-3 at the plate and pitched an inning of scoreless relief.
Jake Coppen pitched three innings, allowed four hits and one run to pick up the win on the mound. Coppen had a double at the plate. Chris Angus also doubled for the Falcons (1-1).
Matt Blaisdell was 2-for-3 for Enfield (0-1) while Matt Falk was 2-for-4 with a double.
The Falcons return to action on Friday when they host Conard High at Buckingham Field in Avon beginning at 4 p.m.
Avon 7, Enfield 2
Enfield (0-1) 020 000 0 – 2-6-1
Avon (1-1) 022 030 x – 7-6-2
Kyle Menaken, Smith (5), Jones (5) and Matt Falk; Jake Coppen, Blaise Engle (4), Daniel Bae (6), Will Boone (7) and Ryan Ollestad; WP: Coppen (1-0); LP: Menaken (0-1); 2B: Matt Falk (En), Chris Angus (A), Coppen (A); HR: Will Boone (A) 2