Tag Archives: Boys golf

Canton takes second in Div. 4 tournament, just finishes behind Morgan for title

HEBRON, June 8 – If you want to win a state championship, you can’t just be good. Most times, you need to rise to the occasion and grab it. The Canton High boys golf team, the No. 1 ranked team in Division IV, shot a 337 at Tallwood Country Club. It’s wasn’t too bad butContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon captures NCCC golf tournament in final appearance, Canton takes fourth

COVENTRY, June 3 – In their final North Central Connecticut Conference meet, the Avon High boys golf team didn’t bring home the league championship. But they did the next best thing. They grabbed the NCCC Tournament title for the fourth time in five years.  Avon sophomore Jake Avery and senior Zach Mateja each shot aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon, Canton still in running for the NCCC championship in boys golf

COVENTRY, June 3 – Avon and Canton are among the four teams who are in the running for the NCCC championship in boys golf when the league holds their annual NCCC Invitational Wednesday at Twin Hills Country Club in Coventry. Suffield (13-1, 12-1 NCCC) is looking to win its second straight NCCC championship but AvonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

CCC realigns with addition of Avon next fall

The move of Avon High to the Central Connecticut Conference is still more than 10 months away but the CCC has announced a realignment of its teams to accommodate the addition of the Falcons. Avon will become the 33rd member of the largest scholastic league in the state in September 2015. In 14 sports, the CCC will divideContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Quest for Grillo’s 2nd straight Junior PGA title slips away in playoff

SOUTHWICK, Mass., July 3 – Angela Garvin of Feeding Hills, Mass., birdied the 18th hole to force a playoff where she beat defending champion Marissa Grillo of Avon on the fifth hole to win the 2014 Connecticut Junior PGA Section championship at the Ranch Golf Club. Grillo, who graduated from Avon in June, led by threeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Ten Avon athletes earn All-State honors

AVON – Ten Avon High athletes earned All-State honors this past spring, including five from the girls lacrosse team. Sixty-two athletes from Canton and Avon earned All-NCCC honors. The Canton High boys track team won a NCCC championship while the Avon High boys tennis, girls tennis, girls track and field and girls lacrosse teams wonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton finishes with strong third in Div. 4; Avon takes fifth in Div. 2 tournament

For the second time in five seasons, the Canton High boys golf team is among the top three teams in the CIAC’s Division IV golf championship tournament. In 2010, the Warriors brought home the only team trophy in the program’s history with a second place finish at the Division IV tournament.  On Wednesday, Canton didn’tContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon boys earn another trip to the state tournament

AVON – The Avon High boys golf team will be playing in the CIAC state tournament Wednesday for the 22nd consecutive season – an impressive accomplishment. In golf, there are no teams that won 40 percent of their games in the post-season. Even teams with winning dual meet records can be left on the sideline. TheContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Roundup: Historic shutout win for Avon girls lacrosse team

The Avon High girls lacrosse team had an historic afternoon in the second round of the Class M tournament. The top-ranked Falcons and goalie Paige Hammick made five saves and allowed no goals in a 17-0 decision over Bacon Academy on Tuesday. It is the most lopsided tournament win in team history and is theContinue Reading

Previews: Season begins for Canton, Avon track, tennis and golf teams

The spring athletic season began on Wednesday. Here is a brief preview for the track and field, tennis and golf programs in Canton and Avon. Continue Reading