Tag Archives: Girls Basketball

Defending champion Canton tops Notre Dame-Fairfield for 12th straight victory

FAIRFIELD, Feb. 4 – The Canton High girls basketball team outscored No. 13 Notre Dame-Fairfield by a margin of 14 points in the second and third quarter to earn a 52-37 non-league victory Saturday afternoon and win their 12th straight game. The Warriors (14-2) trailed by five points after one quarter but outscored Notre Dame 24-10Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon graduate Abby Laszewski feels right at home at Wisconsin

Avon High graduate Abby Laszewski feels right at home in Wisconsin. The freshman has seen limited playing time for Wisconsin (5-17, 0-9 Big 10) in 19 games. But she is improving. The Wisconsin State Journal caught up with Abby before Saturday’s game with No. 14 Ohio State. Her best game so far this year wasContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton wins ninth straight win by beating Avon for first time since 2010

CANTON, January 28 – The Canton High girls basketball continues to gain confidence and it showed in a dominating 56-30 non-league victory over a young Avon High squad in a Saturday afternoon matinee at the high school. The Warriors (12-2, 9-2 NCCC) may be the defending Class S state champions but they aren’t the sameContinue ReadingContinue Reading

In Avon, students and athletes celebrate the joy of playing basketball

AVON, Jan. 21 – It’s becoming quite a tradition at Avon High and it’s getting a bit bigger each year. The fourth annual For the Love of the Game contest was held Saturday afternoon with members of the Avon High boys basketball team and the Avon High girls basketball team playing a contest with fellowContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton girls now 7-2 after beating Coventry for fifth straight win

COVENTRY, Jan. 11  – The Canton High girls basketball team has had little trouble the past three games over the past six days. The Warriors had few problems in winning their fifth straight game Wednesday night with a 55-27 decision over Coventry in North Central Connecticut Conference play. On Monday night, senior All-State forward EmilyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton surges in third quarter to beat Granby for fourth victory

GRANBY, Jan. 3 – Emily Briggs had 12 of her game-high 25 points in the third quarter as the Canton High girls basketball team won their second straight game with a 48-28 decision over Granby in North Central Connecticut Conference play on Tuesday night. Abby Charron had 12 for the Warriors (4-2, 3-2 NCCC) whileContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon’s first Winter Spirit Week begins Tuesday

AVON – The Avon High Booster Club is hosting its first annual Winter Spirit Week beginning Tuesday night. The booster club is hosting the event in partnership with the Avon High athletic department and the Falconatics, the student-run spirit organization. There will be five home games this week for Avon High teams. Avon High studentsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Plenty of memorable achievements shared in Collinsville Press in 2016

Thank you for being a part of our Collinsville Press.com family in 2016. In the past 12 months, our traffic more than doubled. More than 114,000 visitors came to the site and viewed our stories and photos more than 706,000 times. Together, we’ve shared some great athletic moments and achievements in 2015. We look forwardContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Briggs has a career-high 37 points to help Canton get past Kolbe

ANSONIA, Dec. 30 – Canton All-State senior Emily Briggs had a game to remember on Friday night against Bridgeport’s Kolbe Cathedral in the Leah Rondon Basketball Classic. Briggs had a career-high 37 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to help Canton earn a 59-54 victory over Kolbe in the second game of the benefit event.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Briggs leads Canton girls past Ellington; Avon tops Bulkeley for first win of year

ELLINGTON, Dec. 22 –Emily Briggs scored a game-high 26 points including 10 points in the third quarter as the Canton High girls basketball team beat Ellington, 49-38 on Thursday night in NCCC action. The Warriors (2-1, 2-1 NCCC) got off to a strong start opening the game with a 20-6 surge. Sarah Bowman scored nineContinue ReadingContinue Reading