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Avon’s Hahn finishes tied for second at New England championships

KEENE, N.H., June 20 – Avon High junior Tyler Hahn shot a three-under-par 69 to finish in a three-way tie for second place at the 2017 New England boys golf championship tournament Tuesday at Bretwood Golf Course. Ryan Quinn of Winnacunnet, New Hampshire won the event with a six-under-par 66. Hahn, who qualified for theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Seasons of growth for Avon and Canton girls golf teams

It was a season of growth for the Avon High and Canton High girls golf teams this spring. The Falcons, led by junior Katie O’Brien, finished at the .500 level for the first time since 2014. With a young team, Canton snapped a 40-match losing streak dating back to 2014 with a pair of victoriesContinue 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

Avon’s Avery finishes sixth at New England championships

Avon High golfer Jake Avery finished tied for sixth at the recent New England high school golf championships at Bretwood Golf Course in Keene, N.H., with a 74. Avery finished behind New England champion Mark Turner of St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Mass., with a 70 and four other players with a 73. Avery isContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton takes second in Div. 4 tournament, just finishes behind Morgan for title

HEBRON, June 8 – If you want to win a state championship, you can’t just be good. Most times, you need to rise to the occasion and grab it. The Canton High boys golf team, the No. 1 ranked team in Division IV, shot a 337 at Tallwood Country Club. It’s wasn’t too bad butContinue 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

Quest for Grillo’s 2nd straight Junior PGA title slips away in playoff

SOUTHWICK, Mass., July 3 – Angela Garvin of Feeding Hills, Mass., birdied the 18th hole to force a playoff where she beat defending champion Marissa Grillo of Avon on the fifth hole to win the 2014 Connecticut Junior PGA Section championship at the Ranch Golf Club. Grillo, who graduated from Avon in June, led by threeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Ten Avon athletes earn All-State honors

AVON – Ten Avon High athletes earned All-State honors this past spring, including five from the girls lacrosse team. Sixty-two athletes from Canton and Avon earned All-NCCC honors. The Canton High boys track team won a NCCC championship while the Avon High boys tennis, girls tennis, girls track and field and girls lacrosse teams wonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Grillo earns 4th appearance at New England tourney; Dahlem falls in Open semis

Avon senior Marissa Grillo has qualified to play in the New England high school golf championship on Monday, June 23, at Bretwood Golf Course in Keene, N.H., for the fourth consecutive year. Last year, Grillo finished in a four-way tie for the New England individual championship with a 75. But she finished fourth after a playoff.Continue ReadingContinue Reading