Tag Archives: Boys soccer

Avon to play in CCC West’s Patriot Division in most sports

With the departure of Rockville and Weaver in June, the Central Connecticut Conference stands at 31 teams and they have realigned their divisions. There will be four leagues – CCC North, CCC West, CCC South and CCC East. In each league, there are two divisions and there will be eight division champions crowned in eachContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Booster Club recognizes Avon seniors planning to play collegiate sports

AVON, May 22 – The Avon High Booster Club recently recognized 17 senior athletes who plan on playing varsity sports in college. Athletes from seven different teams were represented at the reception that was attended by athletes, their coaches and families. Avon athletic director Tim Filon congratulated the athletes on their accomplishments in athletics andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Five Avon High athletes earned first team All-State honors this fall

AVON – Five Avon High athletes earned first team All-State honors for their play on the athletic fields this fall. Cross country runners Zach Bortoff and Emily Foley earned All-State honors along with girls soccer player Megan McKenna and field hockey players Hannah Deppe and Lauren Jeandell. Junior volleyball player Maddy Hart earned second teamContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Three Canton athletes earn first team All-State honors

CANTON — Three Canton High athletes earned All-State honors this fall for their performance on the field. Cross country runners Max Sparks and Emily Briggs earned All-State honors along with field hockey player Grace Giancola. Volleyball player Amber Harraden and field hockey player Alexa Szczepanski earned second team All-State honors. Twelve Canton athletes earned All-NCCCContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Farmington’s Steve Waters to receive a Gold Key from CT Sports Writers Alliance

Farmington High boys soccer coach Steve Waters will be one of four prominent state athletic figures to receive a Gold Key from the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance and their 76th annual Gold Key dinner in April.   Dwight Freeney, the Super Bowl champion defensive end with the Atlanta Falcons, five-time U.S. Olympic archer Butch Johnson ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton native David Vaudreuil named head coach of Tulsa Roughnecks

CANTON — Canton native David Vaudreuil, an All-American high school player at Canton High in 1983, has been named the second head coach of the Tulsa (Oklahoma) Roughnecks in the United Soccer League. Vaudreuil played at Princeton University and played professional soccer for 14 years, including several seasons in Major League Soccer from 1996 throughContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Farmington booters blank Shelton for third state championship in five years

NEW BRITAIN, Nov. 19 – Farmington’s Blake Rutenberg scored twice in a three-minute span to dispel any thoughts of No. 7 Shelton upsetting the Indians as Farmington (18-2-1) captured their 12th state title in boys soccer with a dominating 3-0 victory in the CIAC Class LL championship game at Willow Brook Park. No. 4 Farmington wonContinue 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

Going into season finale, Canton boys soccer team has won two in a row

HARTFORD, Oct. 28 – The season hasn’t exactly gone as planned for the Canton High boys soccer team. The Warriors were hoping to build upon last year’s season when Canton won 13 games – the most victories in a single season since 2003 — and advanced to the Class S quarterfinals. But Canton (5-10) has struggledContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Win by Southington eliminates Avon booters from state tournament contention

SOUTHINGTON, Oct. 28 – Senior John Testa scored on a rebound of a shot from teammate Alex Fausto midway through the second half to lift the Southington High boys soccer team to a 1-0 win over Avon in CCC Central Region action Friday night at Fontana Field. The victory eliminates Avon (4-9-2) from CIAC ClassContinue ReadingContinue Reading