Tag Archives: Boys Lacrosse

Avon boys lacrosse team earns first-ever regular season win over Bethel

AVON, April 22 – Sophomore Will Avery had five goals while freshman Ryan Varano and senior Chase Gordon had four goals each as the Avon High boys lacrosse team won their second straight match with a 16-12 non-league decision over Bethel Saturday at Buckingham Field. The Falcons (4-3) beat Bethel for the first time inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Strong starts help Suffield beat Canton for first win of the season

SUFFIELD, April 13 – Twice, the Suffield High boys lacrosse team built up leads of five goals. The first time, Canton reduced the lead to one at halftime. The second time, the host Wildcats had enough to hold off the Warriors in a 13-11 NCCC victory on Thursday morning at Ted Beneski Field. Trevor SharpContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton boys lacrosse team wins opener but then drops two in a row

CANTON, April 10 – A year ago, the Canton High boys lacrosse team went 7-9 to earn a spot in the CIAC Class S tournament for the first time in school history. This season, a young Canton team is looking to build upon that experience. The Warriors are 1-2 after three games. Canton (1-2, 0-2Continue ReadingContinue Reading

For the second straight year, Canton to be awarded Michaels Achievement Cup

CANTON — Canton High is one of 15 schools to be selected as a winner of the CIAC’s Michaels Achievement Cup for the 2015-16 season. It’s the second consecutive season that Canton has been recognized with a Michaels Achievement Cup. They were recognized for their efforts during the 2014-15 campaign. The award is presented to recognizeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Neighbors question use of lights, turf for field hockey at proposed AHS facility

AVON – The Avon Town Council and Board of Education got a look at the recommended proposal to install a new synthetic turf field and track and field facility at Avon High in a special joint meeting Thursday night at the Avon Senior Center. Town residents also commented on a $4.04 million proposal to replaceContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Four Avon High athletes earn All-State honors this spring

AVON – Four Avon High athletes earned All-State honors for their performance on the field this spring. Geoff Kirk, who won the State Open titles in the shot put and discus, was named to the All-State team along with golfers Jake Avery, Ryan Gorman and Tyler Hahn. Kirk had an outstanding season throwing the shot,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Seven Canton athletes earn All-State honors this spring

CANTON — Seven Canton High athletes earned All-State honors for their play on the field this spring. Baseball player Jake Schaetzel and Class S champion Will Briggs (discus) earned first team All-State honors along with five players from Canton’s state championship girls lacrosse team — Emma Charron, Devon Daubert, Grace Giancola, Amanda Gottlieb and Kaelyn Oliver.Continue Reading

Play for Kurt fundraiser will be Saturday at Buckingham in Avon

AVON, June 4 – An estimated 200 former Avon High lacrosse players, friends and family members are expected to attend the second “Play for Kurt” lacrosse game on Saturday, June 11 at Buckingham Field at 1 p.m. While the event began as the annual Avon High alumni lacrosse game, it has been modified to beContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Falcons snap five-game losing streak with win over Bethel in Class M tourney

AVON, May 28 – The Avon High boys lacrosse team certainly didn’t enter the Class M state tournament on a roll. The Falcons had lost five straight games and six of their last seven contests. Some of the defeats have come at the hands of some outstanding opponents such as No. 5 Simsbury, Xavier, whichContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Lions spoil tournament debut for Canton lacrosse team

BLOOMFIELD, May 27 – The Northwest Catholic boys lacrosse team was too much for Canton as the No. 16 Lions rolled to a 15-5 victory over the Warriors in the first round of the Class S tournament at St. Thomas Seminary. Eddie Melton had two goals for Canton while C.J. Giancola, Jake Whittingslow and JohnContinue ReadingContinue Reading