Tag Archives: Boys Track and Field

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

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

Two Avon athletes compete at national high school track and field meet

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 19 – Two Avon High athletes competed at the New Balance Outdoor Track and Field national championship meet here in Greensboro. Senior Kaleigh Sherman finished 19th in the javelin with a throw of 118 feet, 7 inches while senior Geoff Kirk was 30th in the discus with a throw of 142 feet, three inches.Continue Reading

Avon’s Carpino takes 12th in heptahlon; Solomon finishes 14th in decathlon

NEW BRITAIN, June 14 – Avon High sophomore Carly Carpino made history Tuesday at the CIAC decathlon and heptahlon at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium. Carpino is believed to be the first Avon girl to complete the CIAC heptahlon and finished 12th with a school record total of 3,367 points. Carpino finished day 1 with a fifth placeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Three Canton athletes in top 15 after day 1 of decathlon; Carpino 12th in heptathlon

NEW BRITAIN, June 13 – Canton’s John Solomon, Dustin Van Kirk and Cameron Lange are each in the top 15 of the CIAC decathlon after day one of competition at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in New Britain. Solomon and Lange each tied for third place in the high jump at 5-foot 10 to gain 610 points.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon’s Geoff Kirk finishes second in New England in the discus

NEW BRITAIN, June 11 –Geoff Kirk continues to turn in historic performances for the Avon High track and field program. Kirk’s second place finish in the discus Saturday at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium was the best finish by an Avon athlete at the 71st annual New England championships. Kirk’s throw of 164 feet, 10 inches was secondContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon’s Geoff Kirk wins a pair of State Open titles in shot and discus

NEW BRITAIN, June 6 – Avon’s Geoff Kirk should get a good night’s sleep tonight. The senior has had a few sleepless nights leading up to the State Open championships. He knew he could be a contender to win in the shot put and discus. “I knew it was possible,” Kirk said. “I had aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Briggs wins state title in discus at Class S meet; Warriors earn top 10 finishes

NEW BRITAIN, June 2 – The Canton High boys track and field team had gotten used to its lofty perch among the contenders at the Class S championship meet. For the past five years, the Warriors had finished either first or second. Canton brought home state championships in 2011 and 2013. On Thursday, Canton had someContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Kirk wins three events at CCC Central championship meet; Avon girls finish fifth

SIMSBURY, May 24 – Avon High senior Geoff Kirk relishes a challenge. It has brought out this best in him this spring. At the recent Greater Hartford Invitational, Kirk had season-best performances in the shot put, discus and javelin. He won two of three events, taking second in the javelin. “I generally do well withContinue ReadingContinue Reading