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Robaczynski, Jones each win Avon Road Race for fourth time

AVON, May 21 – Avon’s Marc Robaczynski and Marisa Jones are establishing a tradition at the Avon Road Race. Both runners won the 3.1-mile race for the fourth time Sunday morning with Robaczynski winning by 44 seconds and Jones winning by 4:52. More than 250 runners completed the 13th annual race that begins and ends atContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon baseball team share their love of the game with their classmates

AVON, May 21 – For the past four years, members of the Avon High basketball program have played contests with fellow students who are physical or intellectually challenged. It started with the boys basketball team and grew to include the girls basketball squad as well. On Sunday, members of the Avon High baseball team hostedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Granby races out to a quick lead and dominates Avon in a 17-9 victory

AVON, May 20 – The Avon High boys lacrosse team was been moving in the right direction. About 10 days ago the Falcons outlasted Hall, 5-1 in a tough contest. They lost to Simsbury on Monday night but scored 11 goals in a 15-11 loss. On Wednesday, the Falcons rolled over Southington by a 13-4Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Harris improve to 5-0 as Avon beats Maloney for sixth win in last 7 games

MERIDEN, May 19 – Pitcher Connor Harris scattered seven hits and struck out six to lead the Avon High baseball team to a 4-2 victory over Maloney in a Central Connecticut Conference game Friday. The Falcons (13-5) made five errors behind Harris, now 5-0, and Avon played well enough to win for the sixth timeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Grand slam helps Avon beat Windsor for fifth win in last six games

AVON, May 17 – Kyle Zarwanski had a grand slam home run in the first inning as the Avon High baseball team won for the fifth time in six games with a 10-3 Central Connecticut Conference win over Windsor on Wednesday at Buckingham Field. Zarwanski’s grand slam highlighted a six-run first inning for the Falcons,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon girls top Farmington; move closer to second straight CCC Central White title

AVON, May 16 – The Avon High girls track and field team won nine individual events and two of three relays to move closer to their second straight Central Connecticut Conference Central White division title with a pair of victories on Tuesday for Senior Day. Emily Foley and Hayley Douglea each won two individual eventsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Hard-hitting Simsbury gets 12 hits in 6-1 victory over Avon at Memorial Field

SIMSBURY, May 15 – The Simsbury High baseball team had 12 hits and three doubles and pitcher Brandon White allowed just four hits in seven innings as the Trojans beat Avon, 6-1 at Memorial Field on Monday night. White scattered four hits and struck out five to lead Simsbury (7-7). Tate Valerio, Griffin Myslow, PeterContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Chelsea Mitchell helps Canton take 2nd at Greater Hartford; Avon girls 4th in Large

SIMSBURY, May 13 –Freshman Chelsea Mitchell became the first Canton High girl to win an individual event at the 86th annual Greater Hartford Invitational Saturday at Simsbury High and she helped the Warriors’ 4×100 relay team become the first Canton relay team to win at the event. It helped the Canton girls finish second in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton’s Sam Beadle hits fifth HR in win over Litchfield; Avon blanks Rockville

LITCHFIELD, May 11 – Pitcher James Mattson scattered four hits and struck out eight to lead the Canton High baseball team to their third victory in the last four games with a 6-3 non-league win over Litchfield Thursday at Community Field. Canton (8-7, 6-6 NCCC) won for the third time in four games – playedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon erases 4-run deficit to beat Granby in seventh; Ellington blanks Canton

AVON, May 10 – Catcher Jeremy Zarwanski’s two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning helped the Avon High baseball team erase a four-run deficit and rally to beat Granby, 6-5, in a non-league contest Wednesday at Buckingham Field. Granby (11-4) led by four runs, 5-1, after a two-out rally in the top ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading