Tag Archives: Girls Cross Country

Avon runners end dual meet seasons with wins over Farmington, Innovation

FARMINGTON, Oct. 11 – It’s been a challenging season for the Avon High boys cross country team. Thanks to some injuries, it hasn’t turned out the way that the Falcons had hoped it would. But Avon finished the dual meet portion of the season on a strong note Wednesday beating Farmington and the Academy of ScienceContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon girls take third at Wickham Park Invitational; Sparks 2nd at Brewster Bear

MANCHESTER, Oct. 7 – Avon’s Sara Leavens finished 11th as the Avon High girls cross country team finished third in the seeded race at the 34th Wickham Park Invitational on Saturday. The Falcons had three girls in the top 25 in the race, led by Leavens, who finished with a time of 20:33. Emily Foley was 13th inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton girls win three to improve to 10-0; Canton boys take three and are 9-1

STAFFORD, Oct. 4 – Led by Jane Frawley, who won her third dual meet race of the season, the Canton High girls cross country team remained the only undefeated team in the North Central Connecticut Conference (NCCC) with victories over Stafford, East Granby and Hartford Classical on Tuesday. Canton (10-0, 10-0 NCCC) had three ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sparks is 2nd at Festival of Champions in Maine; Canton girls undefeated in NCCC

BELFAST, Maine, Sept. 30 – The Canton High cross country decided to challenge once again themselves this weekend by competing in the Maine Festival of Champions at Trey Howard Middle School – the site of this year’s New England cross country championships. There were 80 boys and 80 girls teams and nearly 1,900 runners atContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Leavens captures girls race to help Avon win at Winding Trails Invitational

FARMINGTON, Sept. 23 – Avon High senior Sara Leavens beat Middletown sophomore Ariana Monarca by 13 seconds to win the girls Large School race at the seventh annual Winding Trails Invitational Saturday in Farmington and lead the Falcons to the championship for the first time. Avon, which had four girls in the top 15, hadContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton girls remain undefeated (4-0); Avon girls earn first wins of season

SIMSBURY, Sept. 19 – The Canton High girls cross country put four runners in the top five to beat Ellington, 25-31 Tuesday at Stratton Brook Park and remain undefeated at 4-0. The Warriors (4-0, 4-0 NCCC) also beat East Windsor, 15-50. Jane Frawley led Canton by taking second, followed closely by Julia Caputo, Belle MagnaContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sparks is first Canton runner to win Large Division title at Stratton Brook

SIMSBURY, Sept. 16 – The Canton High cross country program gets plenty of practice running the 5,000 meters at Stratton Brook Park in Simsbury. It has been the home course for the Warriors for years and it is the home of the Stratton Brook Invitational. Senior Max Sparks, who worked hard over the summer toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon girls capture Connecticut River Invitational for third straight year

CROMWELL, Sept. 16 – The Avon High girls cross country team is off to a good start in 2017. The Falcons, who finished second in Class MM a year ago and won their second straight CCC Central White division title, have a pair of top two invitational finishes after two weeks. Avon finished second inContinue 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

O’Donnell to be honored as CHSCA coach of the year in cross country

CANTON – Canton’s Tim O’Donnell will be among 23 coaches who will honored as an Outstanding Coaching of the Year by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA) at its 53rd annual recognition dinner on Thursday, May 11, at the Aqua Turf in Southington. O’Donnell, who has coached cross country, indoor track and outdoor track andContinue ReadingContinue Reading