Tag Archives: Field Hockey

Late goal from Granby lifts Bears past Canton in Class S; Guilford ousts Avon

GRANBY, Nov. 9 – McKenzie Pedersen scored with 3:50 left in regulation to lift the Granby High field hockey team to a 1-0 win over Canton in the quarterfinals of the CIAC Class S tournament on Thursday. The NCCC champion Bears had plenty of opportunities with 13 penalty corners. Canton had just two penalty cornersContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton, Avon field hockey teams advance with a pair of 2-0 shutouts

DEEP RIVER, Nov. 7 – Emily Gabrielian scored two goals to lead the No. 10 Canton High field hockey team to a 2-0 win over No. 7 Valley Regional-Deep River on Tuesday in the second round of the Class S tournament. Goalie Jessica Szczepanski didn’t have to make a single save in net to earnContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Granby’s Dot Johnson is among five to be honored with a Gold Key from Alliance

From 1985 through 2002, the Canton High and Granby High field hockey team played some memorable contests. The two teams played twice a season in the NCCC and frequently faced off in the CIAC Class S state tournament. One of Canton’s most memorable state championships came in 1985 when the Warriors, who lost twice toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon to host several games under the lights as part of Spirit Week

AVON, Oct. 23 – It’s Fall Spirit Week in Avon and with that comes the annual games under the lights at the high school. Action under the lights begins on Wednesday night when the Avon High girls volleyball team (15-3) hosts Woodstock Academy (14-3) beginning at 6 p.m. The Falcons earned their 15th win of theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Another undefeated NCCC campaign for Granby; Canton rebounds to beat Mills

GRANBY, Oct. 19 – The Granby High field hockey blanked Canton, 3-0, on Tuesday night in NCCC action to finish undefeated in the league for the third straight season. The Bears, who have won a share of the last four league championships, have won 18 straight games since battling to a 1-1 tie with EnfieldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton field hockey team splits a pair of NCCC contests

CANTON, Oct. 2 – The Canton High field hockey team split a pair of North Central Connecticut Conference contests last week. The Warriors blanked Somers, 5-0, for their fourth shutout victory of the season. But two days later, Granby, ranked No. 7 in the state coaches poll, handed Canton a 2-1 defeat on the turfContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Simsbury snaps No. 10 Avon’s five-game winning streak with 1-0 decision

AVON, Oct. 3 – A day after the Avon High field hockey team made their debut in the state coaches top 10 poll, the No. 10 Falcons suffered their first loss of the season. Simsbury goalie Sarah Ackels made 16 saves to help the visiting Trojans to a 1-0 win over Avon on Tuesday. CoraContinue ReadingContinue Reading

More balanced offense this fall for Canton field hockey team

HIGGNAUM, Sept. 20 – A year ago, the now-graduated Grace Giancola dominated the boxscore for the Canton High girls field hockey team scoring 28 goals – the highest number of goals by a player in a single season in 14 years, since 2002. This year, the Warriors have more than one scoring threat. Laura DiMartinoContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Looking to extend win streak, Canton beats Farmington for first time since 2006

CANTON – The Canton High field hockey team is undefeated through three games including their first win over Farmington in 11 years. Now, the Warriors try to continue their winning ways this week with a pair of road games at Stafford on Tuesday afternoon and at Haddam-Killingworth on Wednesday. Canton (2-0-1, 0-0-1 NCCC) beat Northwestern,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

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