Tag Archives: Boys Swimming

Briggs named state player of the year; Athletes earn All-Courant recognition

Post-season awards continue to be released from the winter campaign. Canton senior Emily Briggs, the two-time All-State player, was named the state player of the year by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association. Briggs, who averaged 23 points and 10.7 rebounds a game and led Canton (23-4) to a second straight Class S state championship, wasContinue 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

Avon’s Kyle Emery finishes sixth in backstroke at State Open

NEW HAVEN, March 18 – Avon High senior Kyle Emery closed out his high school swimming career by finishing sixth in the 100-yard backstroke at the CIAC State Open championships at Kiphuth Pool on the campus of Yale University on Saturday afternoon. Emery helped Avon finish 23rd in the field of 47 teams with 77 points.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Emery wins three silver medals as Avon takes fourth at Class M championships

MIDDLETOWN, March 16 – Avon swimmer Kyle Emery finished second in two events and swam on a relay team that finished second to help the Avon High boys swimming team to their best-ever finish at the Class M championship meet Thursday at Wesleyan University. The Falcons finished sixth with a school-record 465 points. Six FalconsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon wins CCC North White championship meet for 2nd straight year

WETHERSFIELD, March 3 – The Avon High boys swimming team put the finishing touches on an outstanding regular season campaign five individual champions and three winning relays at the Central Connecticut Conference’s North White division championship meet Friday at Wethersfield High. The Falcons (13-2, 5-0 CCC North White) won the North White championship meet forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Pringle helps lead Avon swimmers to 11th straight Splash Classic championship

PLAINVILLE, Feb. 25 – The girls on the Avon High boys swimming team had their moment in the spotlight Saturday and they earned it. The Falcons dominated the annual Splash Classic meet at Plainville with three individual champions, a record-setting championship relay team, two silver medalists and three bronze medalists. Avon won the girls-only meetContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon boys top Hartford Public to win first league title in swimming

NEW BRITAIN, Feb. 23 – All season long, the Avon High boys swim team has been a co-ed team with girls contributing up and down the lineup. Since Avon doesn’t have a swim team in the fall when the CIAC sponsors girls swimming, the girls are allowed to swim on the boys team. For oneContinue ReadingContinue Reading

With tight win over Wethersfield, Avon boys move closer to division title

NEW BRITAIN – The Wethersfield High boys swimming team is no stranger to success. They have won multiple CCC divisional championships including last year’s CCC North White Division title. Avon knew if they wanted an opportunity as winning their first league championship in the Central Connecticut Conference they would have to get past the Eagles.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Middletown holds off Avon in tight CCC swimming battle

NEW BRITAIN, Feb. 3 – The Avon High boys swimming team was challenged Friday night in a tight 95-89 loss to Middletown in Central Connecticut Conference action at the Central Connecticut State University pool in New Britain. It was another step in preparing for Tuesday night’s big CCC North White Division battle with defending divisionContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Undefeated Avon swimmers dominate Bristol for fourth victory

BRISTOL, Jan. 13 – Adam Zaptaka won two individual events and the Avon High boys swimming team won two relays in a 97-74 win over the Bristol co-op swim team on Friday in Central Connecticut Conference action. Avon (4-0, 0-0 CCC North White) swam three of the final four events unofficially to not run upContinue ReadingContinue Reading