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Olson helps Avon Legion to beat Berlin and take lead in state tournament series

AVON, July 20 – It’s been nearly a week since the Avon American Legion baseball team had hit the diamond in a meaningful contest. Post 201 had three, clutch two-out hits to help beat Berlin on Wednesday afternoon, 3-0 in game one of the best-of-3 state tournament quarterfinal series. The two teams resume the seriesContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Finishing with a flourish, Avon dominates Bristol to win Zone 1 championship

BRISTOL, July 12 –It was 10 days ago in Simsbury that the Avon American Legion baseball team let an early lead slip away in a two-run loss. It was Avon’s tenth straight loss to Post 84. It could have started a slide or an end-of-the-season fade. But Post 201 didn’t let it happen. Avon scoredContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon blanks Bristol, 4-0, and moves closer to second Zone 1 championship

BRISTOL, July 11 – The Avon American Legion baseball controls their own fate when it comes to winning a Zone 1 championship. Post 201 can capture their second-ever Zone 1 title with a win over Bristol Tuesday night at Muzzy Field at 5:30 p.m. Avon (16-5) can also win the pennant with a victory overContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon Legion can’t come up with the big rally in a 1-0 loss to Torrington

AVON, July 8 – The Avon American Legion baseball team let an opportunity to clinch a state playoff berth and add to its lead in Zone 1 slip away in a 1-0 loss to Torrington Friday night at Buckingham Field. The visiting P-38s scored one run in the second inning and made that stand upContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon rallies in seventh to stay alive, rallies in ninth with two outs to win game

SOUTHINGTON, July 5 – The Avon American Legion baseball team scored two runs in the seventh inning to force extra innings and added another four runs in the ninth inning to beat Southington, 7-3 in nine innings Tuesday night at Fontana Field in Zone 1 action. Will Thramann’s three-RBI double in the ninth inning putContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon Legion rallies in seventh to tie and beats Winsted in eight for 11th victory

AVON, June 30 – Less than 24 hours ago, the Avon American Legion team allowed four unearned runs in a one-run loss to Terryville. On Thursday night, Post 201 gave up a three-run lead to Winsted. But Avon didn’t wilt. They scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning on a wild pitchContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Errors cost Avon Legion in Zone 1 loss to Terryville, 5-3

AVON, June 29 – Two costly errors led to four Terryville runs and Post 20 was able to snap Avon’s four-game winning streak with a 5-3 decision in American Legion baseball action Wednesday night at Buckingham Field. Avon (10-3, 10-3 Zone 1) gave up just one earned run in the game. Terryville pitcher Connor LevinsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Olson, Del Gallo help Avon Legion hand Bristol a 2-1 defeat

AVON, June 28 – Pitcher Justin Olson allowed just three hits and struck out eight as the Avon American Legion baseball team earned their fourth straight victory with a 2-1 win over Bristol Tuesday night in Zone 1 action at Buckingham Field. It was a crisp, well-played contest. Bristol hurler Noah Cruz also went theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon Legion gets back on winning track with seven-run win over P-38s

AVON, June 22 – It was a tough loss for the Avon American Legion baseball team on Tuesday night to rival Simsbury. A three-run disappeared after an error allowed three runs to score and tie the game. An Avon runner was thrown out at the plate in the seventh inning and Simsbury went onto winContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon Legion splits with Wolcott, rebounds to win nightcap

WOLCOTT, June 19 – The Wolcott American Legion baseball team exploded for seven runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to hand Avon their first loss of the season on Sunday, 8-3, in the first game of Zone 1 doubleheader. Post 201 rallied for a split with 15 hits and eight runs in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading