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Canton boys tennis earns first win of season

CANTON, April 17 – The Canton High boys tennis team swept all four singles matches to earn their first victory of the season with a 6-1 NCCC victory over Bolton Monday at Mills Pond Park. Joe Bowman, Brian Barger, Jason Ho and Jared Barter won in singles for the Warriors, now 1-1 on the year.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

In boys tennis, Warriors hope to be a contender in NCCC this spring

CANTON, April 2 – With three seniors at the top of the lineup, the Canton High boys tennis team is looking for a strong campaign. The Warriors, 5-9 a year ago, will be led by seniors Joe Bowman, Liam Connolly and Brian Barger, most likely in the top three singles spots. Bowman lost just onceContinue 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

Another top 3 finish for Avon boys tennis; Falcon girls miss tournament

AVON – The Avon High boys tennis team found plenty of competition in the Central Connecticut Conference this spring. With a 4-3 loss to Farmington on May 20, the Falcons didn’t bring home a divisional championship. Farmington captured the CCC Central White division crown, sweeping all four teams in the division. The Falcons finished 9-5Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton’s Bowman falls in final of NCCC Tournament at No. 1 singles

SUFFIELD – Canton High junior Joe Bowman won two matches before falling to Ellington’s Micah Fox in straight sets in the championship match at No. 1 singles at the recent NCCC boys tennis tournament at Suffield High. Fox beat Bowman, 6-1, 6-1 to win the league’s singles championship and help Ellington capture the league tournamentContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Three of four Canton victories come in three sets in win over Raiders

CANTON, April 13 – Liam Connolly, Brendan Shepart and Brian Barger all came up victorious in the deciding third set to help lift the Canton boys tennis team to a 4-3 NCCC victory over Windsor Locks Wednesday at Mills Pond Park. Connolly won the third set by a 7-5 margin while Shepard won two consecutiveContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Roundup: Impressive wins for Canton in track; Canton girls dominate Granby; Avon lax too strong for Farmington

COVENTRY, April 8 – In an early-season showdown, the Canton High boys track and field team earned a pair of impressive season-opening victories Friday with an 88-62 win over Coventry and an 89-61 win over Ellington, a team that had captured the NCCC indoor track and field championships in February. Canton’s William Briggs and JohnContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Team New England earns top 15 finish at USTA Junior National tournament

Team New England, playing out of the Farmington Valley Racquet Club in Simsbury, finished 13th in the intermediate division at the 2015 Junior Team Tennis 18-and-under national tournament in Cayne, South Carolina. Three players from Avon and two from Simsbury played on the team. Avon’s Eric Selzer, Kendall Held and Michael Thramann participated on the NewContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon, Simsbury players to compete in USTA national championship tourney

Three players from Avon and two from Simsbury will be participating this weekend at the U.S. Tennis Association’s junior (18 and under) team national championships this weekend in Cayce, South Carolina.   Avon’s Eric Selzer, Kendall Held and Michael Thramann will be participating on the New England section intermediate team along with Simsbury’s Jeffrey Baker andContinue ReadingContinue Reading