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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

Avon High athletes earn All-State and All-NCCC recognition

AVON – Five Avon High athletes earned All-State honors this spring for their accomplishments on the field. Senior Hannah Davey, who scored a single-season record 103 goals with 20 assists this season in girls lacrosse, earned All-State honors along with teammate Sammy Maniatty, who scored 48 goals and 15 assists. Eric Selzer and Alex Herz helpedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton athletes earn All-State, All-NCCC honors

Several Canton High athletes were recognized for their outstanding athletic achievements this spring. Senior catcher Katie Hill was named to the Class S All-State softball team by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA). In the final 16 games of the year, Hill hit .510 with 26 hits, six doubles, three triples, a home runContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon boys capture NCCC title but fall short in quest for Class M crown

NEW HAVEN – The Avon High boys tennis team had the opportunity to win its fourth Class M state championship in the last five years but an upset in doubles and East Lyme’s Suryansh Patel helped Weston outlast the Falcons, 24-22 and capture the state title.  Patel, the No. 9 seed in singles, beat Avon’sContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon girls, Canton boys remain undefeated

AVON — The Avon High girls tennis team captured their 23rd consecutive NCCC match with a 7-0 shutout over Windsor Locks at Avon Middle School Wednesday. Kendal Held, Tait Becker, Riley Abate and Gaby Berns each won in singles, dropping just nine games among them. In doubles, Avon (2-0, 2-0 NCCC) swept all three matches. TheContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Bite-size previews: Track & field, tennis

After a long winter, the spring scholastic sports campaign is underway. Here is a quick look at Avon and Canton’s tennis and track and field squads. TRACK & FIELD: The Canton boys (13-0, 13-0 NCCC) have won the last four league championships and the last five NCCC championship meets. In the last four years, theyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Courant names Grillo as player of the year in girls golf

Avon High senior Marissa Grillo was named as player of the year by the Hartford Courant in girls golf for this spring. Grillo was selected as the as the top player from within the 76 high schools across Connecticut that the Courant considers in their primary circulation territory. Grillo helped Avon win their third straightContinue ReadingContinue Reading