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Harris fans 17 as Avon beats Bulldogs at impressive Dunkin’ Donuts Park

HARTFORD, April 27 – Earlier in the month, the Avon High baseball team opened the 2017 season by playing Windsor under the lights on Champion Field in Orlando, Florida, the spring training home of the Atlanta Braves. But when the Falcons stepped into Dunkin’ Donuts Park on Thursday afternoon prior to their Central Connecticut ConferenceContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Olson helps Avon win third straight; Mental errors hurt Canton in loss to E.G.

AVON, April 24 – Avon High senior Justin Olson pitched six innings of no-hit baseball, striking out seven and leading the Falcons to a 4-2 Central Connecticut Conference win over Plainville Monday at Buckingham Field. Olson had a no-hitter going into the seventh inning but was lifted after giving up a double to Plainville’s JordanContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon has 12 hits in victory over Hall

WEST HARTFORD, April 20 – Pitcher Will Boone scattered 10 hits and struck out six to help the Avon High baseball team win their second straight game with a 6-3 Central Connecticut Conference Central Region victory over Hall on Thursday. Boone pitched five scoreless innings before the Warriors scored three runs in the sixth toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon has seven extra-base hits to beat RHAM for first win of the season

AVON, April 19 – Justin Olson and Kyle Zarwanski each hit a pair of doubles to help the Avon High baseball team win their first game of the season with an 8-1 win over RHAM on Wednesday at Buckingham Field. Six of Avon’s seven hits were for extra bases. On the mound, Connor Harris earnedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Undefeated Granby handles Canton ‘9″

CANTON, April 19 – Pitcher Jacob Nichols allowed just four hits over five innings and struck out six as the undefeated Granby High baseball team blanked Canton, 6-0 in a rain-shortened NCCC contest at Bowdoin Field on Wednesday. The Bears (5-0) scored five runs in the third inning to take control of the contest. CormacContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Another big inning by the visitor leads to sixth straight loss by the Yard Goats

HARTFORD, April 18 – Jaron Long pitched seven innings of one-run ball and the Harrisburg Senators rode a five-run third inning to a 9-2 Eastern League victory over the Hartford Yard Goats Tuesday night at Dunkin’  Donuts Park. The Yard Goats (3-9) suffered their sixth straight loss, before a crowd of 3,153.  Long, the sonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Hard-hitting Wethersfield tops Avon; Suffield holds the lead in win over Canton

AVON, April 17 – Tyler Fote had three hits including a pair of home runs to lead the Wethersfield High baseball team to a 13-5 win over Avon in Central Connecticut Conference action at Buckingham Field Monday. Fote had six RBI including a grand slam in the sixth inning. The visiting Eagles had 16 hitsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Fans pour into new Yard Goats stadium and are still waiting for first victory

HARTFORD, April 15 – More than 18,000 fans have come to Dunkin’ Donuts Park over the past three days to see the Hartford Yard Goats play in their new 6,000-seat stadium. The hometown fans have yet to see a win. The visiting New Hampshire Fisher Cats sent 10 men to the plate in the secondContinue ReadingContinue Reading

With 10 runs in final four innings, Canton pulls away from Somers for third win

SOMERS, April 12 – With four straight hits to open the fourth inning, the Canton High baseball team turned a one-run ballgame into a five-run ballgame as the Warriors improved to 3-1 with a 11-1 NCCC decision over Somers on Wednesday. Canton (3-1, 3-1 NCCC) outscored the Spartans 10-1 in the final four innings. TheContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Two-out single in bottom of seventh lifts Windsor past Avon in opener

ORLANDO, Fla., April 11 – Kyle Louis’ RBI single to center field with two outs in the bottom of the seventh lifted the Windsor High baseball team to a 1-0 win over Avon in the season opener for the Falcons Tuesday night at the Wide World of Sports complex. Windsor and Avon are both spendingContinue ReadingContinue Reading