Tag Archives: Boys Basketball

Carpino, Foley, Hahn sign letters of intent to play in college; Laszewski chooses Irish

AVON – Three Avon High students recently signed National Letters of Intent to compete athletically at the collegiate level beginning next fall. Senior Carly Carpino will be joining the track and field team at Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pa., Emily Foley will run cross country at Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., and Tyler Hahn will playContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Briggs earns All-State honors for second year; 18 players earn All-NCCC recognition

CANTON, April 3 – Canton senior forward Emily Briggs earned All-State honors in basketball for the second straight year in voting conducted by coaches from around the state and the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA). Briggs is the fourth girls in school history to earn All-State honors for multiple seasons in basketball. Teammate MaggieContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Five Avon swimmers earn All-State honors; 13 honored with All-CCC recognition

AVON, March 28 – Five swimmers from the league champion Avon High boys swimming team earned All-State honors this winter. Thirteen Avon athletes earned All-Central Connecticut Conference honors for their play during the winter campaign. Kyle Emery, Brendan Downey and Andre Richard earned All-State honors along with Avon’s 200-yard medley relay team that finished secondContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Waterbury Career is too quick in Class S quarterfinal victory over No. 2 Canton

CANTON, March 13 – The Canton High boys basketball took a tough shot to the chin in the first three minutes of Monday night’s Class S quarterfinal against Waterbury Career Academy. The visiting Spartans used their quickness and skill to race out to a quick six-point lead. WCA’s Marquan Watson scored on a rebound inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Burke jumper helps Canton beat Amistad and advance in Class S tournament

CANTON, March 9 – Close games haven’t bothered the Canton High boys basketball team this season. The Warriors erased a 12-point deficit and beat Sport Medicine Science Academy by three points in January. Canton trailed Hartford Classical erased a 12-point deficit against Hartford Classical and limited the Gladiators to 18 points in the second inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton boys get back onto the floor and clamp down on another opponent

CANTON, March 7 – The Canton High boys basketball team got back to playing the sport they love on Tuesday night. The last time that the Warriors were on the court they dropped a hard-fought one-point loss to Hartford Classical in the semifinals of the NCCC Tournament. Canton nearly erased an 11-point lead in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

State tournament doubleheader Tuesday night for Canton basketball

CANTON, March 6 – A unique basketball doubleheader will be held at Canton High. For the first time, the Canton boys basketball and girls basketball teams will be hosting CIAC tournament games together on Tuesday night. The boys basketball team, coming off their first league championship in 35 years, are ranked No. 2 in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon students, police, fire department raise money for CT Children’s Hospital

Students at Avon High faced the Avon Police and Fire Departments in a successful basketball tournament on Saturday, raising nearly $500 for Vie for the Kids, the clinical trials program at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford. The mission of the program is to fund cancer clinical trials treatment and research at Connecticut Children’sContinue Reading

Defensive shutdown helps SMSA top rival Classical for first NCCC Tourney crown

HARTFORD, March 3 – The Sport Medicine Science Academy boys basketball team has spent most of the year playing man-to-man defense and it has been quite successful. The Tigers went 17-3 and finished second in the North Central Connecticut Conference behind Canton. SMSA earned a trip to the NCCC Tournament championship game for just theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

In shadow of the chanting discussion, Canton girls shut down Windham

CANTON, March 2 – The gym at Canton High was filled with fans again on Thursday night as the defending Class S champion girls basketball team returned to the court to take on No. 14 Windham High in the second round of the CIAC Class S tournament. Two days earlier, a handful of Canton studentsContinue ReadingContinue Reading