BRISTOL, Oct. 23, 2020 – It’s been two strong days for junior Nate Tiffany and the Avon High boys soccer team. In two days, Tiffany has scored three goals and the Falcons have outscored their opponents by a 9-0 margin to win back-to-back contests.
Tiffany had a goal and teammate Thomas Keenan had two assists as the Avon shutout Bristol Central on Friday, 2-0, in a CCC B region contest. The Falcons (3-2-2) blanked New Britain on Thursday in Avon by a 7-0 score.
Freshman Braden Gilbey scored for the second straight game for the other Falcon goal. Goalie Michael Zelazny made eight saves in net against Bristol Central (2-2-1) to earn the shutout for the Falcons. The win puts Avon into a three-way tie for first place in CCC B region with Farmington (4-0) and Bristol Eastern (3-1-2). All three teams have earned eight points so far this season.
On Thursday, Tiffany had two goals in the win over New Britain (0-6-2). Keenan had another two assists in the game along with a goal of his own. Zelazny, Lucas Monteiro, Ian Nevins and Gilbey also added goals for Avon. Aidan McKeown had two saves in net to earn the shutout for Avon.
It was the first varsity goals for Monteiro, a sophomore, and Gilbey.
Avon returns to action on Tuesday when they travel to Lewis Mills for a 3:45 p.m. start.
Avon 2, Bristol Central 0
Avon (3-2-2) 0 2 — 2
Bristol Central (2-2-1) 0 0 — 0
Goals: Nate Tiffany (A), Braden Gilbey (A); Assists: Thomas Keenan (A) 2; Saves: Michael Zelazny (A) 8, Hennessey (BC) 7; Shots on goal: Avon, 11-8; Corner kicks: Avon 4-2
Avon 7, New Britain 0
New Britain (0-6-2) 0 0 — 0
Avon (2-2-2) 2 5 — 7
Goals: Nate Tiffany (A) 2, Thomas Keenan (A), Michael Zelazny (A), Lucas Monteiro (A), Ian Nevins (A), Braden Gilbey (A); Saves: Aidan McKeown (A) 2, Max Szczepanik (NB) 6
CCC Region B
|Two points for a win and one point for a tie|